Annual Civil Rights Training

Accessing Required Civil Rights Training

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Civil rights training for Texas Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Division contracting entities is now accessed through the Institute for Child Nutrition (ICN). Use the following links to learn how to register for this training.
Course Name Course Description
Civil Rights — English New
ICN Online Civil Rights training provided in English that meets USDA Child Nutrition Program requirements as mandated in FNS Instruction 113-1. You must register with ICN iLearn and enroll in the class to complete the training. To download your certificate, select View My Certificates in the Quick Links box on the right side of your Dashboard.
Civil Rights — Spanish 
ICN Online Civil Rights training provided in Spanish that meets USDA Child Nutrition Program requirements as mandated in FNS Instruction 113-1. You must register with ICN iLearn and enroll in the class to complete the training. To download your certificate, select View My Certificates in the Quick Links box on the right side of your Dashboard.

Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

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
 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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