Civil Rights Division
Civil Rights Division (CRD)
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Civil Rights Division (CRD) places emphasis on Equal Opportunity for the Agency’s employees and program customers. CRD strives to uphold the civil and constitutional rights of all Americans, particularly some of the most vulnerable groups of society. Every employee, applicant, and customer must be treated fairly, equitably, and with dignity and respect.
CRD enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status, political beliefs, parental status, protected genetic information, or reprisal (retaliation) for prior EEO activity. Unlawful discrimination in any form will not be tolerated.
Office of the Director
Vision, Mission and Goals
Policies, Manuals, and Guidance
Employment Compliance Branch
- The EEO Complaint Process
- Filing an EEO Complaint
- Roles of EEO Counselors
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- RMO's Roles and Responsibilities in the Complaint Process
- EEO Counselor Poster
- Title VII Program Training Materials/Brochures
Program Compliance Branch
Directory of NRCS National Special Emphasis Program Managers
Directory of National CR Advisory Committees
Director of OASCR
NRCS Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
click here for the 50th Anniversary Commemoration Program
Did You Know?
Read about these Cases
Frequently Asked Questions
Civil Rights (CR) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Complaint Processes
For content questions & concerns, contact Kimberly Rodgers at the Civil Rights Division.