Diversity & Inclusion

 
 

Diversity Committee

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!

For more information:

Contact Ted Fancher, Human Resources

 

 

 

 

 

The Milwaukee County Diversity Committee is always welcoming new members

 

FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH 

 

 

Black History Month began as “Negro History Week,” which was created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, scholar, educator, and publisher. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. The month of February was chosen to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.

www.history.com/topics/black-history/black-history-facts

 

Information Links:

 

10 Little Known Black History Facts | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/black-culture/explore/10-black-history-little-known-facts/

 

Black History Month 2017 - Facts

http://www.floridablackhistory.com/facts.cfm

Black Facts for Today - February 2nd

http://www.blackfacts.com/

Black History Month Timeline and Facts & Figures | DiversityInc

http://www.diversityinc.com/diversity-management/black-history-month-facts-figures/

 

 

Our Mission

 

The Milwaukee County Diversity Committee strives to honor inclusiveness, advocating for education, awareness, acceptance, and  outreach in the workplace and community.

 

 Our Vision

  • Effectively communicate the works of the Diversity Committee to all stakeholders.

  • Promote initiatives that enhance the quality of life through inclusion and engagement.

  • Provide leadership; promote equality and acceptance for all differences through education and outreach.

 

 The Diversity Committee

 

       The full Diversity Committee is made up of department committees with members from the following Milwaukee County Departments:

  • Aging, Child Support Services, Office of the Comptroller, Corporation Counsel, County Clerk, County Treasurer, Court Services, District Attorney, Facilities, Family Care, Fleet Management, Human Resources, Medical Examiner, Parks and Recreation, Personnel Review Board, Sheriff, and Zoo.

 

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!

Contact Ted Fancher, Human Resources, for more information.

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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