“The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibitsdiscrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employmenton the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, genderidentity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, maritalstatus, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part ofany individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, orprotected genetic information in employment or in any program or activityconducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employmentactivities.)
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint ofdiscrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, foundonline at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html,or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all ofthe information requested in the form. Send your completed form or letter to us by mail at
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office ofAdjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax(202) 690-7442 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or havespeech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."