Civil Rights

Relief Nursery does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender orientation or expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sexual preference, source of income,* veteran status, or any other protected category as defined by current law. This policy applies to applicants for services, persons receiving services, applications for employment, employees, and applicants for membership on the Board of Directors.

*”Source of income” is understood to be the means by which a person and their dependents are supported, including but not limited to money and property from any occupation, profession, or activity, from any contract, settlement, or agreement, from federal or state payments, court-ordered payments, gifts, bequests, annuities, life insurance policies, and compensation for illness or injury, but excluding any money or property derived in an illegal or criminal manner.

“In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). TDD users can contact USDA through local relay or the Federal relay at (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (relay voice users). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

Click Here to read the USDA anti-discrimination statement