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Civil Rights Training

Gleaners Community Food Bank believes it is important to protect the civil rights of all persons as we meet our mission. All Gleaners Partner Agencies must complete the civil rights training as stated below each year.

  1. Download and read the civil rights training manual in it's entirety.

  2. Download, print, and sign the civil rights agreement.

  3. Send the signed agreement to:
  4. Livingston/Macomb/Oakland:
    Dave Duey
    Scan & e-mail to:
    Fax to: 313-924-6313

    Alma Perez 
    Scan & e-mail to:
    Fax to: 313-924-6313

  5. Download, print, and hang the civil rights poster proudly in your agency.

  6. Download, print, and use the USDA Self Declaration Form to sign-up clients receiving any USDA foods.


For more information, contact Bridgett Lomax at 1-866-GLEANER (ext 249) or


Updated USDA Non-Discrimination Statement
June 2013 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) 

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). 

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.