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Special Emphasis Programs


The major goals of PHMSA's Special Emphasis Programs are to eliminate discriminatory policies and practices, and to identify and resolve barriers to full employment of a protected class. These programs are to ensure equal representation throughout PHMSA, to address issues critical to increasing productivity, and to increase our diverse workforce.

Three special emphasis program areas are specifically required by regulation.

In addition, OCR identifies with other programs, which include: the Black Employment Program; the Asian/Pacific Islander Program; and the Native American Program.

The SEP Manager also interfaces with community outreach programs and the recruitment and employment of college students.

Hispanic Employment Program

OPM Hispanic Employment Initiative

DOT Hispanic Employment Program

Federal Women's Programs

National Women's History Project Program

Federally Employed Women

U.S. Department of Labor: Women's Bureau

U.S. Office of Personnel Management: Women in the Federal Government

People with Disabilities Program

American Association of People with Disabilities

Disability Resource Center

Asian American and Pacific Islander

Asian American Government Executives Network

Federal Asian Pacific American Council

Black/African American

Blacks in Government

American Indian

American Indian Heritage Foundation

Bureau of Indian Affairs