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How Partnership West embraces diversity, equity and inclusion

How Partnership West embraces diversity, equity and inclusion

December 17, 2020

Organizations should promote diversity, equity and inclusion, but program managers often struggle to incorporate these principles into their day-to-day work and organizational strategy. Here are three examples that demonstrate how Partnership West has woven diversity, equity and inclusion into its operations, so others can consider how they might emphasize this in their own programs.

The Sammies series: Q&A with Maximus and a Sammies finalist at the State Department creating public-private partnerships

The Sammies series: Q&A with Maximus and a Sammies finalist at the State Department creating public-private partnerships

December 15, 2020

2020 Service to America Medals finalist Thomas Debass, managing director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships, spoke to Maximus’ Lisa Veith about his experience working for the federal government and the importance of public service.

Tell your representative to protect our merit-based civil service

Tell your representative to protect our merit-based civil service

December 2, 2020

The president recently signed an executive order that undermines competitive civil service requirements and could replace tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of career civil servants with officials who essentially act as political appointees. Send a letter through the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association to tell Congress to protect our merit-based civil service by opposing this order in their next funding bill.

The Sammies Series: Q&A with Microsoft and the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force team

The Sammies Series: Q&A with Microsoft and the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force team

December 1, 2020

2020 Service to America Medals finalists Thomas Prevoznik, deputy assistant administrator at the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Gary Cantrell, deputy inspector general for investigations at the Department of Health and Human Services, spoke with Microsoft’s Toni Townes-Whitley about their efforts to address the country’s deadly opioid epidemic.