University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is committed to the University's Affirmative Action Plan and the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and all Civil Rights mandates from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). We support fair and equitable consideration and treatment in all aspects of employment and educational programs for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, political or union affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.

All Cooperative Extension employees and volunteers are responsible for treating each other and program participants with the utmost respect and cooperation assuring that equal opportunities are made available to all and that our programs and work environment is free of unlawful discrimination, harassment or prohibited personnel practices.

If any employee or volunteer either experiences or witnesses conduct that may be inconsistent with either the University's or the USDA's Civil Rights Policies as stated herein must immediately notify their supervisor or the Statewide Human Resources and Affirmative Action Officer, the University's Affirmative Action Office or the Dean and Director. All Area Directors, Department Heads and supervisors are charged with ensuring that the workplace and programs are free from discrimination or retaliatory behavior toward any individual.

All employees and volunteers are encouraged to work together in a spirit of mutual respect, cooperation and understanding of each others' differences.

Dr. Ivory W. Lyles
Director of Extension
Associate Dean for Engagement

Lyles, I. 2019, Civil Rights Policy Statement, Extension

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