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    Welcome to the Henry County Child Nutrition Department

    The mission of the Child Nutrition Program at Henry County Schools is to provide its customers with access to food that is appealing and acceptable, prepared and served by compassionate and caring people and to manage our program in a nutritionally and financially accountable manner.

    The collection of race and ethnicity data on meal applications is to determine how effectively school Meal Programs are reaching potentially eligible students. Providing this data is voluntary, your responses are kept confidential, and responses will have no effect on eligibility. Eligibility criteria are set by the United States Department of Agriculture.

    USDA NONDISCRIMINATION 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: USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form 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:

    • Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue,

    SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

     

    *The enclosed “non discrimination” language herein was added pursuant to the May 5, 2022, USDA memorandum. However, although included as currently required for audit compliance by the USDA, the State of Alabama objects to its inclusion, applicability and the application of this language due to currently pending legal challenges in the matter of The State of Tennesseeet al. v. USDA, et al., Case No. 3:22-cv-00257, and may be subject to change or removal

     

    The Henry County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    • Dr. Dennis Brand, Title IX; 300 N Trawick Street, Abbeville, AL 36310; Phone: 334-585-2206 ext 1232; Email: dbrand@henrycountyboe.org 
    • Dr. La'Keisha Newsome, 504 Coordinator; 300 N Trawick St., Abbeville, AL 36310; Phone: 334.585.2206 ext 1230; Email: lnewsome@henrycountyboe.org.