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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).


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Justice Neil Gorsuch takes the bench, hears a federal worker's "mixed-case" complaint. On Monday, April 17th, many present and former federal employees lined up to witness the Supreme Court justices open their April session with the case of Anthony Perry, a former Department of Commerce Census Bureau employee and a member of the Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C).

Image created from image crediting Thursday, October 13, 2016     

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Beyond Politics: Advocacy Groups Call for Reforms Within the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission A host of advocacy groups and whistleblowers have signed a solidarity letter to support the bill HR 1557--Federal Employee Anti-discrimination Act. Congressman Elijah Cummings introduced HR 1557 on March 24, 2015.

C4C Leadership Meeting with EEOC Saturday, August 27, 2016     

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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     

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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.

Raced-based  Charges Friday, February 26, 2016     

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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.

A Civil Servant's Battle For Federal Workplace Justice Wednesday, December 9, 2015 (1 comments)     

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Whistleblower Group Illustrates Federal Workplace Battle For Justice Whistleblower Group Illustrates Federal Workplace Battle For Justice inside Federal Workplace.

Friday, October 9, 2015     

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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.

"Bigots With Badges" - No FEAR Rally 2002 Friday, December 19, 2014 (29 comments)     

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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     

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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 MItchell Awaiting Justice Friday, July 11, 2014 (1 comments)     

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Pioneer Veteran Whistleblower Still Awaiting Justice From the Office of Special Counsel Long before the early 2014 Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare shockwave involving VA employees manipulating patient appointment records, Oliver B. Mitchell, III, had contacted the Office of Special Counsel (OSC)in 2009. He still awaits the agency's investigation of his disclosure.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014     

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BEFORE PHOENIX -- A Whistleblower's Saga of Corruption at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Before the scandal erupted at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Phoenix medical center, involving "secret waiting lists," veteran Oliver Mitchell, a former employee reported in 2009 fraud and abuse pertaining to the manipulation of the electronic wait list at the Great Los Angeles Healthcare System.

Unleash No FEAR Act 2002 Thursday, May 1, 2014 (1 comments)     

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NBA Commissioner's Zero-Tolerance Leadership: A Management Model for the Federal Workforce Civil rights group supporting federal employees facing race discrimination issues a statement applauding the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Commissioner, Adam Silver for taking a zero-tolerance stand in the wake of Donald Sterling's (La Clipper's owner) racially offensive comments.

Saturday, April 26, 2014 (1 comments)     

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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.

Veteran Whistleblower-Oliver Mitchell Friday, March 14, 2014 (1 comments)     

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Federal Investigative Agency Allegedly Snubbed Audio Tape of Scheme to Destroy VA's Healthcare Records; Lawsuit Filed In an amended lawsuit filed Tuesday against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, a former employee tells of alleged discrimination, retaliation, destruction of veterans' patient records, and how the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), an agency that is supposed to protect federal employees from reprisal for whistleblowing, failed to take action.

Photo taken by  T. Ward Jordan Saturday, March 1, 2014 (2 comments)     

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Veterans Speak Out Against a Debilitating Federal Workplace Harming the Health of America's Returning Military In a recently released statement veterans, members of The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C), called for the U.S. Congress and the Obama administration to stop the political power play and to mandate that federal supervisory and management officials face discipline for willfully breaking civil rights and whistleblower-protection laws.

Saturday, February 1, 2014 (2 comments)     

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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)     

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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.

TJ Wednesday, June 26, 2013     

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Whistleblowing Affects Everyone: Annual Conference July 29-31, 2013 The article announces the 2013 Whistleblower Week Conference being held in Washington, DC July 29-31, 2013.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 (8 comments)     

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UNLEASH No FEAR: A Campaign To Secure Our Nation by Ending Federal Workplace Abuse The Coalition For Change, Inc.'s (C4C), a civil rights advocacy and support network, launched its "Unleash No FEAR" campaign. The campaign is a social media initiative to raise public awareness about federal workplace abuse and the danger it poses on the lives and well-being of U.S. citizens.

Michael McCray (on mic), Lawrence Lucas (arms folded) and others at rally. Monday, November 5, 2012 (5 comments)     

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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.

Bullying Monday, October 29, 2012 (1 comments)     

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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.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012     

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Federal Wall of Shame-Michael Branch, Jana Brooks, David Duke, Terry Fred, Craig Littlejohn, Sara Revell & . . . C4C posts Federal Officials Wall of Shame to bring attention to the problem that "Responsible Management Officials - RMOs" are creating "terror" in the workplace and impairing the efficiency of government programs and services.

Sunday, December 18, 2011     

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Obama Administration: Group Seeking To Curb Workplace Discrimination Launches "Responsible Management Official" Page Employee group, C4C, exposes federal officials named in employment complaints on its Responsible Management Official" page. The groups seeks to spur federal workplace accountability and to end the escalation of "race discrimination" and retaliation in the Obama administration.

Sunday, December 4, 2011     

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She's At it Again: Wyneva Johnson, Black AUSA, "Defending Discriminators" Ms. Wyneva Johnson is an African-American female employed with the United States Justice Department. Her disheartening job, as an Assistant United States attorney (AUSA), is to vigorously defend the government against charges of employment discrimination.

Sunday, November 27, 2011     

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Former HHS Director of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Named In Discrimination Suit Debbie Ridgely, the former director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) has been named in a discrimination suit.

Friday, October 21, 2011 (5 comments)     

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Anne Wagner: Vice-Chairman Of The Merit Systems Protection Board Named In Discrimination Suit Vice-Chairman of MSPB named in employment lawsuit.

Monday, September 26, 2011 (1 comments)     

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Minority Groups To Hold "FILIBUSTER FOR JUSTICE" at USDA: The Last Plantation Present and former U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) employees and minority farmers have planned a daily non-stop demonstration in front of the agency's Washington, DC office.

Friday, September 9, 2011 (1 comments)     

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Is the Social Security Administration an Equal Opportunity Employer? The Coalition For Change, Inc., (C4C), Inc., questions and challenges the commissioner of the Social Security Administration's commitment to a fair and equitable workplace -- free of discrimination.