LUSD Nondiscrimination Statement The Lynwood Unified School District is committed to providing a safe school environment where all individuals in education are afforded equal access and opportunities. The District’s academic and other educational support programs, services and activities shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any individual based on the person’s actual race, color, ancestry, national origin or nationality, ethnic group identification, age, religion, political affiliation, family status, marital status or parental status, veteran status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Specifically, state law prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender in enrollment, counseling, and the availability of physical education, athletic activities, and sports. Transgender students shall be permitted to participate in gender-segregated school programs and activities (e.g., athletic teams, sports competitions, and field trips) and to use facilities consistent with their gender identity. The District assures that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation in District programs. LUSD prohibits harassment on the basis of a sex. Sexual harassment consist of any unwelcome sexual favors, and other verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature, made by someone from or in the work or educational setting. Please reference Education Code section 212.5 for further information on this topic. Complaints of unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying are investigated through the Uniform Complaint Process. Such complaints must be filed no later than six months after knowledge of the alleged discrimination was first obtained. To file a complaint or additional information, employees contact Title IX Coordinator and CC of R Title V Compliance Officer: Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources11321 Bullis Road Lynwood, CA 90262 (310) 886-1490; students contact Title IX Coordinator and CC of R Title V Compliance Officer: Director of Student Services 11321 Bullis Road Lynwood, CA 90262 (310) 886-1618.