For Immediate Release: July 8, 2021
MILWAUKEE, WI – St. Joseph Academy (SJA) is participating in a Free Breakfast and Lunch program for the 2021-2022 school year.
This is also referred to as the Community Eligibility Provision. All students enrolled at SJA may participate in the School Breakfast Program and the National School Lunch Program at no charge. Household applications are not required to receive free meals, but applications may be distributed by the school to collect household income data for other programs that require this information.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture , Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights , 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202) 690-7442; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact:
JoEllen Rodriguez, Food Services Supervisor
email@example.com | 414-645-5337 ext. 3241
About St. Joseph Academy
St. Joseph Academy (SJA) is a Catholic educational organization sponsored by the Felician Sisters. Our mission is to educate children to be successful lifelong learners and problem solvers. We are guided by the Felician Sisters’ core values for ministry: Respect for Human Dignity, Compassion, Transformation, Solidarity with the Poor, and Justice and Peace. Recognized as an equal opportunity provider, we serve more than 500 students, from 6 weeks to eighth grade, annually. Visit www.sjamilwaukee.org or follow us on Facebook to learn more.