- Cama-i, quyana tailuci!
- (Central Yup’ik)
- "Greetings, thank you for coming!"
Civil Rights Compliance for Staff Training
USDA Civil Rights Requirements and Child Nutrition Programs: This eLearning course is a review of the USDA civil rights requirements for the Alaska Child Nutrition Program, which include the National School Lunch Program, Summer Food Service Program, Special Milk Program, and Child and Adult Care Food Program
USDA Civil Rights Requirements for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP): This eLearning course is a review of the USDA civil rights requirements for the Alaska Child Nutrition Program, which includes The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
Please contact Child Nutrition Programs if you need further assistance with your Civil Rights training.
Civil Rights Resources
Please contact our office for the following resources:
- 2017 Medical Statement
- Civil Rights Complaint Record for all Nutrition Programs
- Sample Grievance Procedures
A medical statement must be on file for all children with disabilities or allergies who need special meals or accommodations.
- USDA Food and Nutrition Service Instruction (pdf)
- 2017 Edition of Accommodating Children with Disabilities in the School Meal Programs
- Accommodating Disabilities in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Questions and Answers (pdf)
- Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in CACFP and SFSP (pdf)
- Guidance Related to the ADA Amendments Act (pdf)
- Q&As: Milk Substitutions for Children with Medial or Special Dietary Needs - Non-Disability (pdf)
- Translated applications for Free and Reduce-Price School Meals
- Food Allergies in Schools - Developed by the Centers for Disease Control
- Food Allergies for School Nutrition Directors and Food Allergy Fact Sheets – Developed by the Institute of Child Nutrition
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (English)
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, 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, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.