This includes recognizing opportunities within the Department that ensure historically underserved groups more fully access and participate in USDA programs and services.
Integrating Civil Rights and Equity
We will work to ensure all aspects of civil rights and equity are integrated across USDA, and we desire to build a workforce more representative of America.
Rooting Out Generations of Systemic Racism
USDA is taking bold historic action to root out generations of systemic racism, to deeply integrate equity in decision-making and policymaking, and to build equitable systems and programming inclusive of all employees and all customers.
White House Equity News
2021-08-13 - FACT SHEET: How President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda Helps Black Communities
2021-09-03 - Executive Order on White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity through Historically black Colleges and Universities
2021-09-03 - A Proclamation on National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week, 2021
2021-09-13 - Executive Order on White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics
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