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USDA’s Equity Commission Concludes Sixth Public Meeting to Improve Equity and Eliminate Barriers to Programs and Services

27 Oct 2023

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2023 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) independent Equity Commission held its sixth public meeting to discuss the ongoing progress toward building a more equitable USDA and eliminating barriers to USDA programs and services. Over the course of three days, USDA leadership, including Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small, met with the Equity Commission and subcommittee members to reaffirm the Department’s commitment to implementing the Equity Commission’s recommendations.

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