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SNAP and FDPIR Nondiscrimination Statement for Joint Application Form

Programs that receive federal financial assistance from HHS, such as TANF, and programs HHS directly operates are also prohibited from discrimination under federal civil rights laws and HHS regulations.

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

The USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

The USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Nondiscrimination Statement

The Nondiscrimination Statement (NDS) is for use by state and local agencies and their subrecipients for all FNS programs. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Declaración de No Discriminación

El uso de la Declaración de No Discriminación (NDS, por sus siglas en inglés) es para las agencias estatales y locales y sus beneficiarios secundarios para todos los programas del FNS. 

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 | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Affirmative Action Plan for the Recruitment, Hiring, Advancement, and Retention of Persons with Disabilities

To capture agencies’ affirmative action plan for persons with disabilities and persons with targeted disabilities, EEOC regulations and MD-715 require agencies to describe how their affirmative action plan will improve the recruitment, hiring, advancement, and retention of applicants and employees with disabilities.

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.