Administration


  1. 1. The State agency designates an individual to coordinate, implement, conduct training and enforce civil rights efforts.
  2. 2. The State agency has copies of the following materials on file:
  3. 3. The State agency's policy for reasonable accommodation for the disabled includes the most up-to-date special provisions for the disabled.

1. The State agency designates an individual to coordinate, implement, conduct training and enforce civil rights efforts.

Yes

No

  1. The following methods are used to inform and update State and local agency staff of their obligations under civil rights rules, regulations and instructions:
    • State Agency Local Agency
      Briefing for new employees x x
      Handouts for new employees x x
      Memos and updates x x
      Presentations by civil rights coordinator
      Presentations by staff other than WIC Program x x
      Other If other, specify: USDA Midwest Region Civil Rights Director to provide training x x
  2. Civil rights training is provided annually.
    • Yes No
      State Agency Staff X
      Local Agency Staff X
  3. Civil rights training includes the following:
    • State Agency Local Agency
      Collection and use of racial/ethnic data X X
      Effective public notification systems X X
      Complaint procedures X X
      Compliance review techniques X X
      Resolution of noncompliance X X
      Requirements for reasonable accommodation of persons with disabilities X X
      Requirements for language assistance X X
      Conflict resolution X X
      Customer Service X X

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

2. The State agency has copies of the following materials on file:

  • FNS Instruction,113-1  - Checked
  • Title VI (1964), 7 CFR 15  - Checked
  • Title IX, Education Amendments, 7 CFR 15a (sex discrimination)  - Checked
  • Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 7 CFR 15b  - Checked
  • Racial/Ethnic data collection policy and reporting requirements  - Checked
  • Age Discrimination Act of 1975, 45 CFR Part 91 (draft)  - Checked
  • Americans with Disabilities Act, 28 CFR Part 35  - Checked
  • Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987  - Checked

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

3. The State agency's policy for reasonable accommodation for the disabled includes the most up-to-date special provisions for the disabled.

  • Yes  - Checked
  • No

(Refer to FNS Instruction 113-1, Civil Rights Compliance and Enforcement - Nutrition Programs and Activities)

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