United States Department of Agriculture
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Outreach Program is an agency-wide program and a vital component of the APHIS civil rights program. The Outreach Program aims to provide equal access and opportunity to all current and potential beneficiaries, to ensure underserved individuals and groups are made aware of, and have information to enable them to participate in APHIS programs and activities. The Program strives to increase public awareness to stakeholders and the public, and communicates the strategies, and goals and objectives for effective outreach.
The outreach program is a critical element in APHIS’ efforts to deliver information to the public, groups, constituents and all interested stakeholders. Through its outreach and partnerships, the program aims to:
APHIS Outreach Council
The council consists of representatives from each APHIS program area and office. The council will coordinate and monitor the overall APHIS outreach program strategy.
Outreach Program Components