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Commitment to Non-discrimination

University of Delaware Cooperative Extension encourages all individuals to participate in our programs. We are open to using all reasonable efforts to reach and accommodate participants.

To help notify individuals of our policies we use statements on our publications and will post the “And Justice for All” posters in our meeting locations.

We will work with individuals with disabilities to participate in programs and activities. If you anticipate needing special accommodations, have questions about the physical access provided, or require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, English as a Second Language materials; etc.), please contact your local County Extension office before your visit or at least two weeks prior to the program event.

The following non-discrimination statements are used in the issuance of publications. The posters will be posted in all offices and the statements will be included in full, on all materials which are produced by University of Delaware Cooperative Extension for public information, public education or public distribution. For small brochures, business cards and web email trailers, the short form may be used in a print size no smaller than the text. The statement shall be in English and in languages appropriate to the local population and in alternative means of communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) whenever possible.

Non-Discrimination Clauses

Short Clause:
“This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”

Long Clause:
University of Delaware Cooperative Extension 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, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

For Food and Nutrition Programs (SNAP, FDPIR):

Long Clause

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

Short Clause

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.