diversity equity and inclusion

The Pentagon inspector general evaluates a 10-year military diversity effort

The Defense Department has been working under a leadership diversity plan since the Obama administration. Here is an update on its progress.

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

OPM sets interagency diversity strategy in motion with first-ever DEIA council meeting

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For USDA, advancing DEIA means making long-term, internal changes

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There’s a connection between remote work and DEIA, OPM’s Harris says

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Federal money is flowing to support local jobs creation

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Students work on laptops as Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits an election transparency hackathon event at the Kinshasa Digital Academy in Kinshasa, Congo, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Blinken is on a ten day trip to Cambodia, Philippines, South Africa, Congo, and Rwanda. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

How to get smart college students to help your agency solve big challenges

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DEIA working group aims for more ‘comprehensive’ IG research

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A view of an iphone showing the new NHS COVID-19 mobile phone application after the app went live on Thursday morning in London, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020.  A new report group says digital contact tracing apps, artificial intelligence and other tech tools that European governments rolled out to combat COVID-19 failed to play a key role in solving the pandemic and now threaten to make such monitoring widely accepted. The nonprofit research group AlgorithmWatch said Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021 that the health surveillance technologies many countries deployed were often adopted without enough transparency, safeguards or democratic debate.  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

What government can learn from marketers

Greg Schlichter of TransUnion says it’s difficult to know why eligible people are not participating in government programs designed to help them. But…

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FILE - In this April 14, 2020, file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook said Tuesday, April 6, 2021, it has removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an Iranian exile group and a troll farm in Albania. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Air Force will no longer shoot down Facebook foes

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Forest Service and Defense Logistics Agency are teaming up to fight fires. And President Biden appoints the…

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SBA names its third CIO in two years

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority has issued a complaint against EEOC over office-reentry policies. And the Air Force is embracing privacy during pregnancy.

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