NRCS-Wisconsin Civil Rights Committee
Mission: Dedicated to provide management with
counsel to create a positive diverse workforce
environment and make NRCS services available
to all people.
Vision: A diverse workforce that, by reflecting the
face of Wisconsin, will provide equal opportunity
and quality of service to all customers.
Civil Rights and EEO Counseling and Mediation:
If you believe you have been discriminated against
because of race, color, sex (including sexual
harassment), religion, age (if over 40), national
origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation,
or reprisal for equal employment activities, in
an employment matter or in the workplace, and
wish to initiate an Equal Employment Opportunity
complaint, you must contact your EEO counselor
within 45 days of the alleged discriminatory action.
Contact USDA-NRCS Civil Rights Employment
Division at (301) 504-2182 for assignment of
an EEO counselor.
Wisconsin Civil Rights Committee Members
Special Emphasis Months
- January - Martin Luther King Commemoration
- February - African American History Month
- March - Women's History Month
- April/May - Holocaust Remembrance Day
- May 5 - Cinco de Mayo
- May - Asian Pacific Heritage Month
- August 26 - Women's Equality Day
- September - Hispanic Heritage Month
- October - National Disability Awareness Month
- November - National American Indian Heritage Month
NRCS National Headquarters, Washington, DC Civil Rights Division
Special Emphasis Programs
Wisconsin NRCS Outreach Efforts
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: About the EEOC, Facts about Employment Discrimination, Filing a Charge, Enforcement and Litigation, Technical Assistance Program, Related sites.
Office of the U.S. Attorney General, Civil Rights Division: Mission, Special Issues, Speeches, Selected Cases and Briefs, Newsletter, Directory.
USDA Equal Opportunity Statement
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex (including gender identity and expression), marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, genetic information, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).