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Paterson Schools to Take Part in Summer Food Service Program

Paterson Public Schools

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • 10:45am

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson Public Schools will be participating in the 2014 Summer Food Service Program from July 1 to August 29, 2014 at various sites located throughout the City of Paterson.

The Summer Food Service Program is a federal program of the Food and Nutrition Services, United States Department of Agriculture.  This program provides all children 18 years of age and under with the same free meal in accordance with a menu approved by the state agency.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form,  found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaintfilingcust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at(800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

For further information, contact David Buchholtz, Director of Food Services of the Paterson Public Schools at (973) 321-0950

 

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