Diversity & Inclusion


Diversity Committee


For more information:

Contact Ted Fancher, Human Resources






The Milwaukee County Diversity Committee is always welcoming new members


JULY IS ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) MONTH 



The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public. The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications. The ADA is divided into five titles (or sections) that relate to different areas of public life.



Information Links:


ADA Federal Employment and Labor Law US Code Chapter 126:

finduslaw.com › Federal Employment and Labor Laws

ADA - United States Department of Labor:



An Overview of the ADA:



ADA Frequently Asked Questions:




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.



Contact Ted Fancher, Human Resources, for more information.






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