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ROOTS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, INC. participates in the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and Afterschool Snack Program and accepts responsibility for providing nutritious meals that benefit all eligible children under the school’s jurisdiction.  

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the 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.

To file a complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint form, (AD-3027) found online at:

Mailing Address:  U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, DC 20250-9410

 Local Wellness Policy (LWP) Document