NAZARETH AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT NDS STATEMENT
The following is the most current (2015) non-discrimination statement (NDS) from USDA. A PDE memo will be issued in the near future with the new NDS.
*Documents, pamphlets, brochures, etc. using NDS language prior to the 2013 version must be updated by December 31, 2015. (If using the NDS that was previously indicated on this tooltip, update will not be required until September 30, 2016).
*Documents, pamphlets, brochures, etc. using 2013 NDS language should be updated when supplies are exhausted or by September 30, 2016.
*All new printing must use the 2015 NDS.
2015 USDA NDS
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, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.