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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 Hamer -- 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 also received recognition from the late Congressman Elijah Cummings for her invaluable input on the Federal Employee Anti-discrimination Act bill. In 2021, Congress passed the bill into law. It is known as the Elijah Cummings Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2020. In addition to her many achievements, Tanya Ward Jordan 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).

Tanya Ward Jordan writes poetry under her pen name Tanya DeVonne.

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Bigots With Badges. - No FEAR Rally 2002 - Mr. Matthew F. Fogg, Retired Chief Deputy US Marshal and former board member of Amnesty International USA, shown in photo exposing racism within the U.S. Department of Justice.                      Photo, From ImagesAttr
(29 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 19, 2014
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.
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SHARE More Sharing        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.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 11, 2014
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.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 1, 2014
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.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 26, 2014
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.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 14, 2014
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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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 1, 2014
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.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 1, 2014
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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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 4, 2013
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.
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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.
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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 11, 2013
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.
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 5, 2012
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.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 29, 2012
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.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 1, 2012
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.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 18, 2011
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.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 4, 2011
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.
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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.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 21, 2011
Anne Wagner: Vice-Chairman Of The Merit Systems Protection Board Named In Discrimination Suit Vice-Chairman of MSPB named in employment lawsuit.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 26, 2011
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.

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