It is NRCS policy to conduct a positive and continuing Black Emphasis Program (BEP) that provides equal employment opportunity for African Americans/Blacks in all personnel management policies and practices and in NRCS-sponsored programs and activities.
Ensure that African Americans/Blacks receive equal treatment in all aspects of employment.
Increase the number of African Americans/Blacks employed in all professional, administrative, technical, clerical, and other categories, series, and grade levels.
Provide opportunities to participate in training, career development, and leadership programs.
Encourage the participation of African Americans/Blacks in all NRCS-sponsored programs and activities.
Provide a network of professional support to African Americans/Blacks.
Provide mentoring support to African Americans/Blacks in the workforce.
Educate all NRCS employees by raising the level of awareness of African American/Black workplace issues and concerns.
Communicate information throughout the state and Nationally on African American/Black related activations and cultural awareness, etc.
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Information on African Americans/Blacks activities and cultural difference in communication, etc.
Participates in recruitment efforts and compliance reviews.