Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Values Diversity




 And Justice For All Poster

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 14th and Indeoendence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. El Departamento de Agricultura de Estados Unidos (USDA) prohíbe la discriminación en todos sus programas y actividades en base a raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, religión, edad , discapacidad, creencias políticas, orientación sexual y estado civil o familiar. (No todas las prohibiciones aplican a todos los programas). Las personas con discapacidades que requieran medios alternativos para la comunicación de información del programa (Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, etc.) deben comunicarse con el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TDD). Para presentar una queja por discriminación, escriba a USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326 - W, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 o llame al (202) 720-5964 (voz y TDD). USDA es un proveedor de igualdad de oportunidades.

Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Affirmative Action Plan

The Administration and the Board of Curators recognizes the right of employees to express their concerns and seek a solution concerning disagreements arising from working relationships, working conditions, employment practices, or differences of interpretation of policy, which might arise, between the University and its employees. To facilitate an outlet for employee expression of a complaint or grievance, the following complaint and grievance procedure has been established.

Lincoln University ADA Policy

Lincoln University EEO Policy

Lincoln University Title IX Sexual Harassment, Sex Equity and Gender Discrimination Complaint Policy and Procedures

Lincoln University Title VI Discrimination in Education based on a protected class (race, color or national origin)

Lincoln University Title VII Discrimination in Employment based on a protected class (race, gender, religion, age)

Civil Rights Forms (Updates coming)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • people who currently have a disability
  • people who have a history of a disability
  • people who are regarded as having a disability by others, whether or not they actually have a disability
  • people who are not themselves disabled but who encounter discrimination on the basis of their association or relationship with a person who has a disability (i.e. parents of children with disabilities)

The ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

The Americans with Disabilities Act: Questions and Answers

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Age Discrimination Act of 1967 or 1975

Related Resources

EEOC Homepage

Missouri Disability Portal

Aging/Disability Resources and Information

Leisure Activity Resources and Information

Education Resources and Information

EEO Counselors & Statewide AA/EEO Officer Contact Information (Updates coming)

ADA Check list for Self Evaluation of Accessibility (Updates coming)

For more information contact:
Yvonne Matthews, AA/EEO Coordinator
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension
900 Chestnut Street
102A Allen Hall
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
(573) 681-5550
Fax: (573) 681-5546