DC International School participates in the following USDA Food Programs: National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Afterschool Snack Program (ASP).

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil
rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions
participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on
race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights
activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program
information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact
the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of
hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at
(800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other
than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination
Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a
letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.
To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or
letter 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;
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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.

 

Also, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, approved December 13, 1977 (DC Law 2-38; DC Official Code §2-1402.11(2006), as amended) states the following:

Pertinent section of DC Code § 2-1402.11:
It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice to do any of the following acts, wholly or partially for
a discriminatory reason based upon the actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin,
sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, or political affiliation of any
individual. To file a complaint alleging discrimination on one of these bases, please contact the
District of Columbia’s Office of Human Rights at (202) 727-4559 or ohr@dc.gov.

 

Students, parents and/or guardians having inquiries concerning DC International School compliance with Section 504 or the ADA as it applies to students or who wish to file a complaint regarding such compliance should contact:

Melody Maitland, Section 504 & ADA Coordinator: 202-808-9033 or melody.maitland@dcinternationalschool.org

For inquiries or to file a complaint regarding DC International School compliance with ADA, Section 504 as it relates to employees or third parties, and compliance with Title VI, Title IX, and the Age Act as it relates to students, employees and third parties contact:

Melody Maitland, Section 504, ADA, Title VI, Title IX, and Age Act Coordinator: 202-808-9033 or melody.maitland@dcinternationalschool.org


Please see link below for DC International School’s Grievance Policy and Procedures.
(in progress)

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