Discrimination Statement

Non-Discrimination Statement


In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations

and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national

origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all

prohibited bases apply to all programs.)


Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with

disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g.

Braille, large print, audiotape, and American Sign Language) should contact the responsible State

or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice

and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.


To file a program discrimination complaint, a complainant should complete a Form AD-3027,

USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online, at

https://www.ocio.usda.gov/document/ad-3027 from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-

9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name,

address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in

sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and

date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted

to USDA by:



U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or



(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442;


[email protected]


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