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Tanya Ward Jordan is the author of 17 STEPS: A Federal Employee's Guide For Tackling Workplace Discrimination. She serves as 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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A Tribute to Diane R. Williams: A Trailblazer Who Paved a Legal Path for the #MeToo Movement Tribute to Diane R. Williams, who left a remarkable legacy as she blazed an indelible legal path for silence-breakers in the #MeToo movement complaining of workplace sexual harassment. Diane R. Williams became the first person in America to take a sexual harassment into a U.S. District Court and to obtain a ruling that sexual harassment forms sex discrimination under the Civil Rights Act.

Sunday, September 16, 2018 (2 comments)     

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Thinking About Filing a Complaint Against a Federal Agency? Learn the Process. Article shares insight on the need for federal employees and applicants to learn the fundamentals of filing an Equal Employment Opportunity complaint before taking action against a federal employer.

An Unfair Workpace and Stress Wednesday, May 23, 2018 (1 comments)     

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Is An Unfair Workplace Causing a Spike In Your Blood Pressure? May is National High Blood Pressure Education month. The timely article shares reports from the medical community discussing how an unfair workplace can raise your blood pressure, make you sick, and (if left unchecked) may lead to a premature death.

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Women Whistleblowers Stand For Truth In celebration of women's history month, the Essential Women's Movement for African American Women held its first "Annual Black Women's Shero Summit." The Summit, held on March 8, 2018, featured five women who selflessly risked it all to do what was right. Recognized during the event were Cathy Harris, Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, Tanya Ward Jordan, Arthuretta Holmes-Martin and Marcel Reid.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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