USDA NON DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
3. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Good nutrition is essential to the health and success of our students and staff. All meals, food items, and beverages sold or served at East Hampton Schools exceed state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. For our students, East Hampton provides nutritious meals that meet the regulations contained in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 as well as updated meal pattern requirements and nutrition standards as promulgated by the USDA National School Lunch and Breakfast Program and the Connecticut Department of Education’s School Nutrition Program. For parents, the program offers a convenient method of providing a nutritionally balanced breakfast and lunch at the lowest price possible. The East Hampton program’s goal is to operate a financially self-sustaining department while promoting health and wellness within our school community where our parents, children, and staff can be enriched and enjoy excellent customer service.
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