Education & Training

Civil Rights & Food Safety

 The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is required by contractual relationships with Feeding America and Ohio Department of Job & Family Services to provide training to our member agencies on Civil Rights and Food Safety.  

Each initial training session last approximately 2-1/2 hours and trainings are scheduled once a quarter at the Foodbank.    New member agencies will be required to complete this training within 6 months of obtaining member status.  There are no costs to attend a training sessions and the Foodbank will provide all of the training materials.  Attendance to one of the scheduled training sessions is by RSVP only.  Each member agency may RSVP for up to 3 people per training session.  To RSVP, please contact the Member Services Department at 330.535.6900.

Annual Civil Rights training with each member agency is required by contract to update all member agencies on any changes to federal civil rights laws.  This training will be provided during site inspections each year.


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