All programs receiving Federal dollars must ensure eligible participants know about and have equal access to Child Nutrition Programs. This manual provides an overview of the requirements.
Inform, train, and educate child nutrition program staff regarding USDA Civil Rights requirements and information available to assist in carrying out Civil Rights responsibilities.
- NSLP Civil Rights/Staff Training (with administrative duties)
- NSLP Civil Rights/Staff Training (with non-administrative duties)
- Civil Rights Training for Breakfast in the Classroom Teachers - Designed to be used only by classroom teachers with responsibilities within the Breakfast in the Classroom program. It provides a general overview of key Civil Rights concepts. This handout should not be used with staff with additional child nutrition program responsibilities.
- Civil Rights Training Handout
Procedure for Handling a Civil Rights Complaint - A policy Iowa school districts can adopt as a civil rights complaint procedure.
Child Nutrition Programs Civil Rights Complaint Form - A form Iowa school districts can use to document civil rights complaints.