Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity
Equity for People and Programs.
Ensure compliance with Agency policies for conservation and equal
opportunity programs, and accountability for the delivery of quality and
timely services to our customers.
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Bylaws of the US Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service and Partners Civil Rights Advisory
Committee (PDF, 216 KB)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits
discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race,
color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital
status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation,
genetic information, political beliefs, 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).
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil
Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call
800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity
provider and employer.