USDA Announces Members of Equity Commission

USDA has announced the members of its newly established Equity Commission. The 15-member commission and its Subcommittee on Agriculture will provide recommendations to the Secretary on policies, programs, and actions needed to address equity issues, including racial equity issues, within the Department and its programs, including strengthening accountability and providing recommendations to the Secretary on broader and more systemic equity issues at USDA. USDA plans to launch an additional Subcommittee focused on rural community and economic development. Lists of the Equity Commission members and Subcommittee members are available online.