It is NRCS policy to conduct a positive and continuing Black Emphasis Program that provides equal employment opportunity for African-Americans/Blacks in all personnel management policies and practices and in NRCS sponsored programs and activities.
Observance Month: February
Mission: Provide focus on employment, retention, promotion, career development, and advancement opportunities affecting African-Americans/Black applicants and employees at NRCS.
Ensure that African-Americans/Blacks receive equal treatment in all aspects of employment.
Provide opportunities to participate in training, career development, and leadership programs.
Provide a network of professional support for African-Americans/Blacks.
Provide mentoring support to African-Americans/Blacks in the workforce.
Educate all NRCS employees by raising the awareness of African-American/Black workplace issues and concerns.