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Civil Rights for Child Nutrition Programs


School Nutrition Programs webpage | CACFP webpage | SFSP webpage

All schools and institutions that participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Child Nutrition Programs must comply with the federal civil rights laws. This includes school nutrition programs and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

School Nutrition Programs  |   CACFP  |   SFSP

Civil Rights Requirements for the School Nutrition Programs

The USDA's school nutrition programs include the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Afterschool Snack Program (ASP), Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), Special Milk Program (SMP), and Seamless Summer Option (SSO) of the NSLP.

Civil Rights Requirements for the CACFP

CACFP sponsors and institutions include child care centers, family day care homes, emergency shelters, and adult day care centers.

Civil Rights Requirements for the SFSP