Non Discrimination Policy

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, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression),¬†¬†sexual¬†¬†orientation,¬†¬†disability,¬†¬†age,¬†¬†marital¬†¬†status,¬†¬†family/parental¬†¬†status,¬†¬†income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity,…