Diversity Resources



Resources and information on affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, diversity inclusion, brand the recruitment and hiring of diverse job seekers.


Resource Title Description

Affirmative Action

For federal contractors and subcontractors, affirmative action must be taken by employers to recruit and advance qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans.

Affirmative actions include training programs, outreach efforts, and other steps.

Employers who have an affirmative action plan must imp...

Age Discrimination

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) protects applicants and employees who are 40 years of age or older from employment discrimination based on age.

The excerpt below is from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

According to the E...

Disability Discrimination

The following paragraphs are from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Disability Discrimination. For more information visit EEOC here:

Disability discrimination occurs when an employer or other entity covered by the Americans with Disabi...

Diversity and Inclusion best practices

Whether your goal is compliance or not, diversity and inclusion best practices start with changing the culture of your organization. Additionally, leadership must be committed to the change for there to be effective change. Here are some best practices for making your organization and workplace more inclusive:

  1. Dedicate ...

Equal Opportunity for Employment

What is equal opportunity for employment? An Executive Order was passed that prohibits discrimination in employment based on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin.

If you are a federal contractor who do business with the Government in the amount of $10,000 or over you are re...

LendEDU (Veterans)

From home-buying grants to veterans’ home buying-assistance programs, there are lots of resources available to military members and veterans looking to purchase a home. This VA home buying guide breaks it all down.

National Resource Directory (Veterans)

The National Resource Directory is a searchable database of resources vetted for Service members, veterans, family members and caregivers.

You can check out the National Resource Directory here.

Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act

If you are a federal contractor who do business with the Government in the amount of $10,000 or over you are required to take affirmative action.

One of the requirements is section 503 of the rehabilitation act which employers must comply with and employ qualified individuals with disabilities. Learn more from the

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Resources

VetResources is a weekly newsletter for Veterans, their families, caregivers, and survivors. Have a resource to share? Post it on #VetResources.

VEVRAA (Veteran)

If you are a federal contractor who do business with the Government in the amount of $10,000 or over you are required to take affirmative action. The Vietnam  Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) prohibits the discrimination of protected veterans. Employers are required outreach and recruit, hire and retain these protecte...