Civil Rights Compliance. What Are Civil Rights?. “The nonpolitical rights of a citizen; the rights of personal liberty guaranteed to U.S. citizens by the 13 th and 14 th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and by acts of Congress.”. What is Discrimination?.
“The nonpolitical rights of a citizen; the rights of personal liberty guaranteed to U.S. citizens by the 13th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and by acts of Congress.”
The act of distinguishing one person or group of persons from others, either intentionally, or neglect or by the effect of actions or lack of actions based on being a member of a protected class.
All FNS assisted programs must include a Public Notification System. The purpose of the systemis to inform applicants, participants, and potentially eligible persons of the programs availability, program rights, and responsibilities, the policy of nondiscrimination, and the procedure to file a complaint.
Sponsors are responsible for the public release of information about their NSLP program.
All staff should receive training on all aspects of civil rights compliance ANNUALLY.
Factors to consider in addressing LEP:
For further information: www.LEP.gov
A factual finding that any civil rights requirement, as provided by law, regulation, policy, instruction, or guidelines, is not being adhered to by a State agency, local agency, or other sub-recipient.