STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer

  Southwest Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation is the recipient of Federal financial assistance from the Rural Utilities Service, an agency of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, and is subject to the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the U. S. Department of Agriculture which provide that no person in the United States on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status, shall be excluded from participation in, admission or access to, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any of this organization's programs or activities. 

  The person responsible for coordinating this organization's nondiscrimination compliance efforts is C. Wayne Whitaker, President/CEO.  Any individual, or specific class of individuals, who feels that this organization has subjected them to discrimination may obtain further information about the statutes and regulations listed above from and/or file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination  Complaint  form,  found  online  at  http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint¬≠_filing_cust.html, 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 by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410, by fax (202)690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Complaints must be filed within 180 days after the alleged discrimination.  Confidentiality will be maintained to the extent possible.


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