Special Emphasis Programs
Special Emphasis Programs are implemented and observed primarily to ensure that minorities, women and people with various disabilities are provided an equal opportunity in employment and program delivery activities. These programs improve the workplace environment by promoting and fostering diversity in the workplace through awareness and educating employees and others to appreciate, value, understand, and celebrate social and cultural similarities and differences.
Outreach, Minority College Relations Program
Responsible for policy development, technical assistance and direction concerning employment and liaison efforts of Army personnel in the minority college relations arena.
Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs: Donnelly College, Kansas City, KS);
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs: Harris Stowe State University, St. Louis, MO; Lincoln University, Jefferson, MO; Langston, Langston, OK);
Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs: Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, KS).
Black Employment Program;
Federal Women’s Program;
Hispanic Employment Program;
Asian/Pacific Islander American Program;
American Indian/Alaskan Native Program;
Individuals with Disabilities Program (Workforce Recruiting Program for College Students w/Disabilities).
Martin Luther King’s Birthday, 21 January 2013;
African American/Black History Month, 1-29 February 2013;
Women’s History Month, 1-31 March 2013;
Holocaust Remembrance Day, 8 April 2013; Days of Remembrance 7-14 April 2013
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 1-31 May 2013;
Women’s Equality Day, 26 August 2013;
Hispanic Heritage Month, 15 September – 15 October 2013;
National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 1-31 October 2013;
National Native American Heritage Month, 1-30 November 2013.