Monday, November 15, 2021

When Diversity Cloaks Discrimination

Put the Oregon HR people on the stand so they can explain why this is not discriminatory. An excerpt:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our goal is to become a diverse, equitable, and inclusive agency that implements an equitable and inclusive planning program for Oregon. Efforts are supported by the State of Oregon Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan and an agency Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee.

We recognize that to successfully meet our mission and agency values, our commitment to racial equity, diversity, equity, and inclusion is at the heart of our work. DLCD values the lived and professional experiences of individuals from historically and currently underserved and under-resourced communities. We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive, belonging, and equitable working environment for all employees. Members of the following communities are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Native American, members of Oregon’s nine federally recognized tribes, American Indian, Alaska Natives

  • Black, African, African American

  • Latina, Latino, Latinx, Hispanic

  • Asian

  • Pacific Islander (including Compact of Free Association Citizens)

  • Immigrants

  • Linguistically diverse, English language learners (ELL)

  • Women

  • Economically Disadvantaged

  • People with disabilities


  • Farmworkers, Migrant Workers

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