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: program.intake@usda.gov
 

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  ohr@dc.gov.