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Special Emphasis Programs within FNS

Last Modified: 10/25/2013

Special Emphasis Programs address the unique concerns of women, minorities and persons with disabilities in achieving equal opportunity in all employment and program delivery activities.

FNS currently works closely with USDA to support the seven Special Emphasis Programs described below. Information regarding Special Emphasis Events at FNS Headquarters and at other locations can be obtained through physical Bulletin Boards and the FNS Intranet Sharepoint site. Everyone is welcome to attend any and all events.

If you would like additional information about any of the FNS Special Emphasis Programs, please call the FNS Human Resources Division at (703) 605-4333 and ask for the Diversity and Inclusion Specialist.
 

 

African-American Program

The African-American Program addresses  employment-related concerns of African-Americans.
 

American Indian/Alaska Native Program

The American Indian/Alaska Native Program addresses  employment-related concerns of American Indian/Alaska Native Americans.
 

Asian-American/Pacific Islander Program

The Asian-American/Pacific Islander Program addresses  employment-related concerns of Asian-American/Pacific Islander Americans.
 

Disability Employment
Program

The Disability Employment Program is responsible for assuring consideration of the needs and problems of persons with disabilities in all aspects of Federal personnel management.

 

Federal Women's Program

The activities of the Federal Women's Program focus on the employment needs and problems of women as they relate to Federal personnel policies and practices.

 

Hispanic Employment Program

The Hispanic Employment Program is responsible for assuring consideration of the needs and problems of persons of Hispanic origin in all aspects of Federal personnel management. 

 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered
Program

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered program is responsible for and addressing the needs and concerns of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered individuals.