The Diversity and Inclusion Group of Southern California (DIG SoCal) consist of any person interested in volunteering with DIG SoCal who is employed by a Federal agency which falls under the purview of the Greater Los Angeles Federal Executive Board (GLAFEB).
DIG SoCal will serve the Southern California federal community in areas of special emphasis concerning workplace diversity through engagement and the education of policies, directives, and objectives set forth by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the GLAFEB.
Diversity drives innovation - when we limit who can contribute, we in turn limit what problems we can solve. -Telle Whitney
The Diversity and Inclusion Group of Southern California (DIG SoCal) shall serve as a resource for the promotion of diversity and inclusion measures through increased education and interagency collaboration. These efforts are designed to enhance diversity awareness and competency of the Southern California Federal workforce.
Under the sponsorship and guidance of the GLAFEB, DIG SoCal will:
Prioritize activities in support of OPM and EEOC directives or based upon unique needs of the modern workforce
Identify, coordinate, and share effective EEO strategies to attract, retain, develop, manage, and reward a high-performing and diverse federal workforce
Provide forums for interagency sharing of best practices and training opportunities for EEO and workforce development, including succession planning, leadership development and other employee training
Foster partnerships with professional and community groups to raise awareness and promote public service as a career
Review and recommend cost effective and meaningful learning programs for the Federal community at-large
Collaborate with the Human Capital Council to assess EEO training needs and recommend vendors/consultants.