Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2020-0143
Civil Rights Complaint - SNAP Investigation Checklist

This document provides authorized state agencies with a basic checklist for conducting investigations into complaints of prohibited discrimination involving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). It is intended only to provide a working tool for state agencies participating in SNAP and authorized by FNCS to conduct first-line complaint processing.

Resource | Forms
Equal Employment Opportunity

The Civil Rights Division (CRD) ensures that the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) complies with the laws, regulations, policies, and guidance that prohibit discrimination against employees and applicants in the Federal workplace. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws prohibit discrimination in employment to ensure fair hiring, competition in promotions, and equal access to training/development opportunities.

Resource | Forms
Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo

La División de Derechos Civiles (CRD, por sus siglas en inglés) se asegura que el Servicio de Alimentos y Nutrición (FNS, por sus siglas en inglés) cumpla con las leyes, reglamentos, políticas, e instrucciones que prohíben la discriminación en contra de los empleados y los solicitantes en el trabajo federal. Las leyes de Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEO, por sus siglas en inglés) prohíben la discriminación en el trabajo para asegurar una contratación justa, competencia en las promociones e igualdad de acceso a oportunidades de capacitación/desarrollo. 

Resource | Posters
And Justice for All Posters (Guidance and Translations)

The appropriate “And Justice for All” poster is to be prominently displayed in all offices where there is a USDA presence and where it may be read by customers.

Resource | Posters
Afiches de “And Justice for All” (Instrucciones y Traducciones)

The appropriate “And Justice for All” poster is to be prominently displayed in all offices where there is a USDA presence and where it may be read by customers.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2019-0006
Civil Rights - FAQs

CRD provides leadership and comprehensive protection against discrimination in FNS employment practices and delivery of programs to the public.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2019-0006
Los Derechos Civiles- Preguntas frecuentes

La CRD provee liderazgo y una amplia protección contra la discriminación en las prácticas laborales y la entrega de programas al público del FNS. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0022
Accommodating Disabilities in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Q&As

This question and answer memorandum is designed to provide practical guidance related to accommodating disabilities in the school meal programs, which are the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, the Special Milk Program, and the NSLP Afterschool Snacks Program.

SP26-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2016-0067
Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meal Programs

This policy memorandum includes important updates to requirements related to accommodating children with disabilities participating in the school meal programs.

SP59-2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2016-0033
Meaningful Access for Persons with Limited English Proficiency in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Q&As

This memorandum consolidates and supersedes previous LEP guidance and incorporates previously released USDA and FNS guidance. FNS is issuing this guidance in a Q&A format to provide responses to questions that FNS has received regarding communications with LEP individuals.

SP37-2016