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The AMS Civil Rights Program  
The Civil Rights (CR) Program is responsible for ensuring Agency compliance with Federal statutes that prohibit discrimination in hiring, employment, and program delivery. The Civil Rights Program staff serve as principle advisors to the Administrator, and Agency senior staff on all civil rights issues. Employees also provide a variety of civil rights support services to the agency's eight commodity programs and their respective field offices. As required by EEO laws, rules, regulations, and directives, including those identified by the Department and the Civil Rights Action Team (CRAT) Report, the Civil Rights Program is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the following:

Agency-wide Civil Rights Programs and Functions  
  • Affirmative Employment
  • Special Emphasis Programs
  • Compliance (Title V and Title VII Reviews)
  • HBCU/HACU/1890 Initiatives
  • Program Delivery and Outreach
  • Complaints Management/EEO Counseling/Mediation

 
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  Find Out More About AMS Civil Rights Programs and Functions  
 
  Read Civil Rights Policy (PDF)  
 
  Read Civil Rights Anti-Harassment Policy (PDF)  
 
  EEO Status Report for Fiscal Year 2012 (PDF)  
 
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  AMS Civil Rights Program Staff Directory  
 
  EEO Complaint System  
 
  USDA Civil Rights Program  
 
  USDA Outreach Programs  
 
  AMS No Fear Act  
 
  USDA No Fear Act  
 
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  Last Modified Date: 02/09/2009