Compliance Review and Monitoring Activity


  1. 1. Compliance Review
  2. 2. Monitoring Activity

1. Compliance Review

  1. Civil rights reviews of local agencies are conducted:
    • separately
    • in conjunction with another department, organization or service
    • as part of an overall review - Checked
    • other (specify):
  2. The State agency reviews all of its local agencies for civil rights compliance with the nondiscrimination laws and regulations when it does its reviews.
    • Yes  - Checked
    • No

ADDITIONAL DETAIL: Civil Rights Appendix and/or Procedure Manual (citation):

2. Monitoring Activity

  1. In addition to the local agency reviews, the State agency uses the following means to ensure that local agencies operate in a nondiscriminatory manner:
    • Review of the racial/ethnic enrollment and/or participation data - Checked
    • Review of denied applications
    • Review of waiting lists - Checked
    • Review of complaints - Checked
    • Review of participant survey
    • Participant interviews - Checked
    • Other (specify):
  2. The State agency checks for the following in local agency applications:
    • the local agency has corrected all past substantiated civil rights problems or noncompliance situations
    • the Civil Rights Assurance is included in the State-Local Agency Agreement  - Checked
    • a description of the racial/ethnic makeup of the service area is included in the application
    • appropriate staff, volunteers, or other translation resources are available in areas where a significant proportion of non-English or limited English-speaking persons reside
  3. The State agency checks for the following in its civil rights reviews of its local agencies:
    • case records include racial/ethnic data - Checked
    • where applicable, an explanation of why the racial/ethnic WIC participant level is not proportionate to the income eligible racial/ethnic population
    • the local agency has conducted civil rights training for its staff - Checked
    • the project area displays the USDA nondiscrimination poster, "And Justice For All," or an FNS-approved substitute - Checked
    • program information has been provided to applicants, participants, and grassroots organizations or similar minority groups - Checked
    • the nondiscrimination policy statement and civil rights complaint procedure are included on all printed materials such as applications, pamphlets, forms, or any other materials distributed to the public - Checked
    • racial/ethnic data are collected by actual count and maintained on file for 3 years - Checked
    • the local agency has corrected all past substantiated civil rights problems or noncompliance situations - Checked
    • civil rights complaints are handled in accordance with the procedures outlined in FNS Instruction 113-1:XV - Checked

ADDITIONAL DETAIL: Civil Rights Appendix and/or Procedure Manual (citation): WIC PPM, Part 1, Section 5