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USDA Forest Service
Civil Rights Staff
Stop Code 1142
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Wash., DC 20250-1142

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Civil Rights

FOREST SERVICE CIVIL RIGHTS MISSION:

To deliver a comprehensive and result oriented Civil Rights Program for Customers while ensuring equality, justice, and full participation in Agency Activities and programs. We achieve our mission through civil rights compliance, advocacy, and education.

FOREST SERVICE CIVIL RIGHTS VISION:

To be a model organization which is devoted to fairness and equality in Agency employment and delivery of programs.

USDA NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT:

The USDA Office of Civil Rights has updated the USDA non-discrimination policy statement. This revision reflects additional bases, corrected mailing address, and voice and telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) telephone numbers, for the filing of a complaint alleging discrimination. Effective immediately, please use the revised statement.

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

The USDA non-discrimination statement is to be posted in all agency material prepared for public information, public education or public distribution. Please make appropriate changes in your affected modes of communication.

 

THE NO FEAR ACT, P.L. 107-174:

The Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (The No Fear Act). Requires Federal Agencies to be accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistle blower protection laws effective October 1, 2003. The No Fear Act also requires each Federal Agency to post quarterly, on its public web site, certain statistical data relating to EEO complaints filed. To view USDA Forest Service statistical data click on the following URL. <http://www.usda.gov/nofear/fs>

GENERAL INFORMATION:

SPECIAL EMPHASIS PROGRAMS:

TITLE VII AFFIRMATIVE EMPLOYMENT:

Why Affirmative Employment?
EEOC to Release Draft Affirmative Action Guidelines
Federal Agencies Ponder Affirmative Employment Effect of Multi-racial Census Question

CIVIL RIGHTS POSTERS AND BROCHURES:

And Justice For All - Red
And Justice For All - Green
Complying with Civil Rights Requirements - Public Service Provider
Complying with Civil Rights Requirements- Partners

CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION:

USDA November Newsletter
USDA December Newsletter

POLICIES:

  • USDA Civil Rights Policy Statement
  • Forest Service Civil Rights Policy Statement
  • FY 2011 Forest Service Anti-Harassment Policy
  • Departmental Regulation 4300-6
  • Executive Orders
  • FS Meeting Facilities are Accessible

  • CRIA:

  • Civil Rights Impact Analysis (CRIA)
  • Civil Rights Impact Analysis For
  • Draft FS CRIA Guidance for Competitive Sourcing Planning Implementation Decisions  
  • Draft USDA Competitive Sourcing CRIA Guidance and CRIA Content   
  • National CRIA USDA FS Competitive Sourcing Program   
  • Supplemental CRIA PWD USDA FS Competitive Sourcing Program   
  • National Headquarters Competitive Sourcing Web site
  • NATIONAL PROGRAM DELIVERY, TITLE VI and PROGRAM DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS PROCESS:

  • Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency


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