Compliance Resources

2014 Civil Rights Review

Civil Rights Review: MSUE Director's Presentation

Civil Rights Archive

Access county level demographic information by logging into the Civil Rights Archive on SharePoint.

And Justice For All

The following documents are available for you to download the And Justice For all poster in various formats. This should be displayed wherever and whenever you deliver programming, as well as in every MSU Extension office locations.

"And Justice For All" poster  PDF
"And Justice For All"  poster  WordDoc
"And Justice For All" PowerPoint slide

Anti-Discrimination Statements

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.  Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.  (Abbreviated Statement)

Local Partner Compliance Certification

Census Information

US Census Bureau - gather data on information for specific populations such as socioeconomic status, health care, nutrition, race, etc.
2012 Census of Agriculture - contains information about farms in the United States broken down by state and various demographics including gender, race and state (2.5mb).

Collecting Participant Demographic Data

Utilizing Sign-in Sheets and Participant Race/Ethnicity and Gender Forms

Parity

About Parity  is a document that can help you determine if your programs are reaching your audiences in proportion to their representation in the community.  It is an essential part of our 'all reasonable effort' expectations.

Other Resources

4-H Expansion/Review Committee Information

Bias Free Communication:  Guidelines for Communicating in a Diverse Community  is a tremendous document that can assist all of us to prepare programming materials, brochures, promotional documents, and curriculumn in a way that will encourage representation from all segments of our communities populations.

MiPRS Tip Sheet - Collecting and Reporting Data

Sign Language Interpreters

MSU Extension Diversity and Multicultural Website provides a wealth of additional information, professional development opportunities, planning and reporting resources related to diversity and multicultural programming efforts, and access to multiple sources of additional educational materials.

Extension State Partners Nondiscrimination Response List