The importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the federal government

By: Parker Schaffel

The federal government must create a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment to fulfill its unique mission. The Partnership’s diversity statement can help agencies meet this standard.

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How leadership development can foster inclusivity: Q&A with a Preparing to Lead graduate

Thushara Wijetilaka, a recent graduate of Preparing to Lead and a member of the deaf community, spoke with the Partnership about the benefits of this program, including the leadership skills she developed and the flexibility of the virtual sessions.

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Thanking veterans all year long

Not only do veterans help protect our country by serving in the military, but they help Americans by serving in the federal government. Even though Veterans Day has passed, we should be thanking veterans for the many ways they serve our country all year long.

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Civil service reform is 40 years old: Reflecting on what government should keep, what it should change

Partnership President and CEO Max Stier and Volcker Alliance President Thomas W. Ross reflect on the 40th anniversary of the Civil Service Reform Act. While we celebrate its successes, they say it’s also time to look forward and commit to modernizing our civil service system once again.

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