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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture

(USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from

discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender

identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior

civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to

obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign

Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that

administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice

and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a

Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be

obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter

addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address,

telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action

in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about

the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027

form or letter must be submitted 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; or

2. fax:

(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider

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