NRCS SOUTH CAROLINA
CIVIL RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
National Civil Rights Mission Statement
To facilitate the fair and equitable treatment of USDA customers and employees
while ensuring the delivery and enforcement of civil rights programs and activities.
We value our employees and customers and believe in the strength of diversity. We
are committed to treating both with dignity and respect. We listen and learn. We take pride
in our abilities and are dedicated to contributing to the success of NRCS. We encourage
and reward creativity and teamwork. We are open and honest, holding ourselves
accountable and possessing the highest level of integrity. We identify the needs and
expectation of our customers and provide quality and timely products and services.
South Carolina Mission Statement
The purpose of the Civil Rights Advisory Committee is to assist
management in achieving civil rights and equal opportunity objectives,
goals, and responsibilities in the Natural Resources Conservation Service
(NRCS) in South Carolina.
The Civil Rights Committee supports the affirmative action program, civil rights, and
program delivery in the State of South Carolina.
The Civil Rights Committee is responsible for:
Assisting in evaluation of the Civil Rights program in the state; identifying
areas of weakness; identifying current civil rights issues requiring attention
by the State Conservationist; and making recommendations to the State
Conservationist to increase the overall effectiveness of the Civil Rights
program in South Carolina.
Reviewing the State’s Affirmative Employment Program Report as it relates
to federal employment and making recommendations to maintain and
improve the diversity of our workforce in South Carolina.
Providing the communication link through which NRCS employees can bring
matters to the attention of management.
Developing the C