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Newton Board of Education Summer Food Program Announcement

Posted June 7, 2021

Newton Board of Education Summer Food Program Announcement
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The Newton Board of Education will be participating in the 2021 Summer Food Service  Program from June 18, 2021 to September 6, 2021. 

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. 

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, and 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;

Contact Information
  1. James Sekelsky
  2. newtonnj.org