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Will Corporate America Reaffirm Commitment to DEI Efforts?

January 31, 2024

By: Keli Wilson

On December 15, 2023, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) sent a letter to Fortune 500 companies asking them to reaffirm their commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs. The letter also asks these recipients to ...

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Shared Applicant Pools for Agency Jobs

January 30, 2024

By: Keli Wilson and Marcelle Clavette

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced aninitiative for federal agencies to pursue pooled hiring with a focus on skills-based selection, evaluating needed skills versus applicants’ education and...

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Diversity Business Principles Initiative: Operationalizing DEIA Programs

December 04, 2023

By: Keli Wilson

The Commerce Department is taking steps to operationalize diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) program best practices through a Diversity Business Principles (DBP) initiative, which was published in the Federal...

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Harvard and UNC [6 Things You Need to Consider for Your DEIA Program]

July 13, 2023

By Workforce Equity, DCI Consulting Group

DCI Consulting Group (DCI) is monitoring reactions, answering questions, and releasing content related to the June 2023 Supreme Court ruling on with affirmative action in higher education1. The Court's...

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President Biden Issues Executive Order to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Across Federal Government

July 07, 2021

On June 25th, President Biden issued an executive order, and accompanying fact sheet, designed to “advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility across the Federal Government” for disadvantaged groups. 

Who does this impact?

The order...

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NAACP LDF Adds Lawsuit to Chorus of Voices Opposing Executive Order 13950

November 02, 2020

On Thursday, October 29, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc (LDF) filed a constitutional challenge to Executive Order 13950, labeling it “an extraordinary and unprecedented” federal act that violates first amendment rights and “strikes...

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The Institute Releases Statement Supporting Affirmative Action

October 16, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, The Institute for Workplace Equality released a statement reiterating its support surrounding affirmative action and diversity & inclusion. In the statement, The Institute says:

"The Institute for Workplace Equality (“The...

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Executive Order: Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

September 23, 2020

As a continuation of an order given last week to all Federal Agencies, on September 22, 2020,the president issued an Executive Order (EO) that applies to executive departments and agencies (agencies), Uniformed Services, Federal contractors, and...

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The Business Need for Diversity Metrics

July 14, 2020

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives are organizational goals focused on an inclusive work culture where all employees are valued, able to perform at their optimal level, and treated fairly. Companies use a multimodal approach to DEIA by...

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September 30, 2010

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyWe reported on Rounds 1 and 2 of this case on May 17, 2010. To refresh your memory, the NAACP challenged a residency requirement for firefighter candidates that excluded applicants...

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