USDA requires civil rights training on an annual basis for all who interact with the Child Nutrition Programs participants. The training outlines specific civil rights regulations that govern these programs. The training informs administrators of these programs receiving Federal financial assistance of their rights and responsibilities.
Each SFA must maintain documentation of the training and an attendance record of participants that attended.
Child Nutrition Program participants must be advised at the point of service of their right to file a complaint and the complaint procedures. To meet this requirement, the USDA And Justice for All poster must be placed in a prominent, visible location wherever meals or snacks are served. This location may include a cafeteria, food service area, or classroom.
To order posters, contact the School Nutrition Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608-267-9228. Posters are also available in Braille.
The full statement:
The full version of the USDA Non-discrimination Statement (Español) must be included on USDA Child Nutrition Program materials including: parent handbooks, program websites, employee handbooks, free and reduced price meal applications, and letters to households.