NRCS Civil Rights Performance Plan and Accomplishments Report
Fiscal Year 2007
GOAL: 1. Commitment of Agency Leadership/Strategic Plan Integration:
Incorporated the Department of Agriculture (USDA) Civil Rights policy and other related
requirements through agency/staff office operations to ensure that customers and employees are
treated in accordance with anti-discrimination laws and regulations.
PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: 1.1 Leadership:
Held managers, supervisors, and other employees accountable for ensuring that USDA’s
customers and employees were treated in accordance with USDA Civil Rights policy and
applicable legal requirements.
GOAL INDICATOR: 1.1 (a) Inclusion in Strategic Plan:
Documented commitment to USDA’s Civil Rights goals and obligations in the Agency’s
Strategic Plan. Agencies must have incorporated the requirements of Departmental Regulation
(DR) 4300-010 “Civil Rights Accountability Policy and Procedures,” issued January 18, 2007.
Additionally, agencies were required to notify all employees of the requirements of this policy,
and managers and supervisors were responsible and accountable for maintaining a Civil Rights
program that accomplishes the strategic Civil Rights goals. Agencies are required to submit
portions of the Strategic Plan that reflect Civil Rights goals and to provide a succinct narrative
rationale with evidence as to how the Agency determined its self-assessed point value.
SCORING: Total: 3 Points
3 Points: Included Civil Rights goals and obligations in the Strategic Plan and
50-100 percent of goals were met.
2 Points: Included Civil Rights goals and obligations in the Strategic Plan and
0-49 percent of goals were met.
1 Point: Developed a plan to include Civil Rights goals and obligations into the
0 Points: Took no action to include Civil Rights goals and obligations into the