School Meals Program
Meal Pickup at the Social Justice School
If a Social Justice Public Charter School student is participating in distance learning, they may receive free breakfast and lunch. Breakfast and Lunch meals are packaged for the entire week and families may pick up their weekly meals on Mondays from 8:00 am - 10:00 am at the school (5450 3rd Street NE). If you have any questions please contact Reginald Galloway at 240-305-9291.
If you are unable to pick up meals at the school, you may be able to pick up free meals another site in Washington, DC: https://coronavirus.dc.gov/food
Meals at the Social Justice School
Social Justice Public Charter School is committed to serving healthy, nutritious and quality meals to children, with plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and fat-free or low-fat dairy, within the calorie requirements for school children. As a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) school, we offer breakfast and lunch free of charge to all students through the School Breakfast Program (SBP), National School Lunch Program (NSLP), and the Seamless Summer Option program (SSO). Additionally, we utilize the After School Snack Program (ASSP) to provide after school snacks free of. charge. To learn more about our approach to ensuring environments and opportunities for all students to practice healthy eating and physical activity behaviors throughout the school day, please read our Local Wellness Policy. Please click here to view our public notice.
Summer Meals for students:
For information for free summer meals for students, please click on one of the links below:
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
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: How to File a Complaint, 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:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
District of Columbia Human Rights Act
Also, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, approved December 13, 1977 (DC law 2-38; DC official code §2-1402.11(2006), as amended) states the following:
It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice to do any of the following acts, wholly or partially for a discriminatory reason based upon the actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, or political affiliation of any individual. To file a complaint alleging discrimination on one of these bases, please contact the District of Columbia’s Office of Human Rights at (202) 727-4559 or email@example.com.