Last Reviewed: August 2006
Virginia Cooperative Extension operates according to policies established by federal, state and local governments, Virginia Tech, Virginia State University and VCE Administration. Policies related to proper language and "statements" must be considered when preparing VCE documents.
The following EEO Statement, "Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer." on all documents which are distributed publicly. It is also required as part of the approved uniform letterhead.
Extension Organizational Guidelines
VCE employees should take every opportunity to notify the public that the organization is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.