Procedures for Processing Discrimination Complaints and Conducting Civil Rights Compliance Reviews in USDA Conducted Programs and Activities
1 PURPOSE AND SCOPE
This manual provides guidelines and procedures to be followed by the Office of Civil Rights (CR) and USDA agencies to:
a Process administrative complaints of discrimination filed with the Department in any program or activity conducted by USDA; and
b Conduct civil rights compliance reviews of all USDA conducted programs and activities.