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Tanya Ward Jordan is President and Founder of the Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C). C4C is an proactive non-profit self-help organization comprised of former and present employees who have been injured or ill-treated due to workplace discrimination and/or reprisal. As a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Area of "Race Discrimination" with particular emphasis on Government's Role in Growing Racism in Modern America - Ms. Ward Jordan received the Fannie Lou Hammer -- Civil Rights Activists of the Year Award in February 2014 from the African American Voice Newspaper. She also received a "No FEAR" Award from Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner for her input into Public Law 107--174, known as "Notification and Federal Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act 0f 2002, which was the first United States civil rights law of the 21st Century. In 2015, NAACP listed Ms. Ward Jordan among the notable 2015 Black History Makers.
She authored The Personnel Demonstration Project--the New Spoils System (1999) and Breaking the invisible chains: A Guide for African-Americans to the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint Process (2001).
Promoting a Positive Change in the Federal-Workplace Culture
The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C), met with the EEOC to address the pervasive problem of federal-workplace discrimination. During the meeting, the C4C formally introduced its eight accountability and transparency measures for transforming the federal-EEO process and thereby improving the retaliatory federal-workplace culture.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Who's the EEOC's Carlton M. Hadden?
Who's EEOC's Carlton M. Hadden? Civil-rights groups assert that Carlton M. Hadden -- Director of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Office of Federal Operations (OFO) -- has been ineffective in rooting out federal workplace discrimination.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Chair Jenny R. Yang: Will YOU Make the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Do Its Job?
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) January 21, 2016 Press Release told of the incessant problem of retaliation in the U.S. Federal government. The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C), a civil rights advocacy group, asserts that Federal workplace retaliation looms as a domestic threat to the public. The group asks EEOC Chair Jenny R. Yang if she will make the EEOC do its job to root out discrimination.
America's Veterans Under Seige by Feds
The brave men and women of our military have dedicated their abilities and put their very lives on the line to defend the freedoms that all Americans enjoy. Still, far too many of our returning military combat employment discrimination when seeking federal jobs.
Friday, December 19, 2014(29 comments)
Racism's Chokehold on Black America: A Black Federal Employee's Perspective
The article addresses the persistent presence of racism in the federal government in light of the public outcry for the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct a thorough investigation of Mr. Eric Garner, an unarmed black male killed by Daniel Pantaleo, a white law enforcement officer using a "banned" chokehold.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
EEOC Silent As Department of Justice Argues New Scheme to Derail Civil Rights
The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C) and advocacy partners blow the whistle on the U.S. Department of Justice's (DoJ) scheme to undermine Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (CRA) of 1964. DoJ, recently gave oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to advance a six-year statute that would restrict the access of federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complainants to the courts.
Veteran Affairs Purging Patients, "The Lethal List"
On April 20, 2014, U. S. Marine Corps veteran Oliver Mitchell, a former employee with Veterans Affairs filed a Notice of Interested Parties with the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California. The document identifies approximately 1,000 veterans who Mitchell alleges had their records destroyed without proper notice by the VA.
Veterans Affairs: Endangering Veterans and Victimizing Its Workforce
With a workforce of more than 300,000 civilian employees, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the second largest department in the U.S. Government. The VA operates the nation's largest integrated health care system and purports to maintain a " customer service" organization. But, some employees and veteran groups unwaveringly challenge that notion.
Sunday, August 4, 2013(4 comments)
Govt Agencies Responsible For Enforcing Civil Rights Worse Under Obama
The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C) recently issued a comprehensive report addressing seven (7) major obstacles hindering equal opportunities for African Americans in the federal work force. The report, entitled Obstacle 1 : The Denial of a Reality, rebuts the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) African American Workgroup report findings issued March 2013.
Vilsack's USDA: Still Victimizing the Victim
Advocacy groups contend that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's workplace remains toxic and that any effort taken by Secretary Thomas Vilsack has been largely ineffective -- because USDA fails to hold public officials accountable for breaking laws and violating personnel procedures.
Monday, October 29, 2012(1 comments)
Obama, Romney: Silent on Significant Domestic Threat -- Bullying in the Federal Workplace
As Election Day nears the political rhetoric from President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney rev up. Television ads echo: "I approve this message." But what message resounds for civil servants bullied in the workplace?" The article discusses "bullying" in the federal workforce and the need for mandatory discipline to be imposed on public officials who engage in discriminatory and retaliatory acts.