Additional donations from the 2022 FEB School Supply Drive Amazon Wishlist also accepted. To view this list of items, click here
(Donations by cash or check cannot be accepted.)
Your generous donations will benefit the following local schools:
Lucy Craft Laney at Cleveland Park Community School, grades PreK-5: We believe that it is our responsibility to deliver the keys to academic achievement so that our children can embrace learning.
Whittier International Elementary School, grades K-5: Whittier is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School that inspires students to become independent global thinkers through inquiry and action.
Farnsworth Aerospace School, grades PreK-8: At Farnsworth – “The Home of Future Leaders”– aerospace is infused in every aspect of our curriculum. Our dedicated staff encourages experimentation and engages imagination. Our students work on teams to solve complex problems, and each success builds confidence for the next challenge.
Hamline Elementary School, grades PreK-5: Our school is at the center of the vibrant and diverse Hamline Midway neighborhood. Our partnership with Hamline University, the first of its kind in the nation, places more than 100 tutors and mentors in classrooms and provides students with access to the university campus on a continual basis. Imagine a school where students are encouraged to wonder and direct their own learning by asking questions, investigating, and collaborating to create meaning.
Please bring supplies to Whipple Building on Friday August 26th from 9AM-1PM.
The School Supply Drive is sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Council of the Federal Executive Board.
Please contact [email protected] with questions or to make additional drop off accommodations.
The Federal Executive Council Diversity and Inclusion Council promotes and coordinates interagency programs to educate employees on diversity and inclusion within the workplace and retain employment of minorities, women and persons with disabilities throughout the local Federal work force. The Diversity and Inclusion Council has oversight responsibility for all Special Emphasis Programs of the Federal Executive Board. The council works together in an interagency basis to advance the cause of Special Emphasis programming within the Federal Government. The three main focus points of the council are to Train, Share and Serve.
The Diversity and Inclusion Council meets the first Thursday each month. For more information please contact [email protected]
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External Affinity Organizations Web-Links:
The following links are offered as informational resources. The Diversity & Inclusion Council is not responsible for the content or accuracy of information on the given websites.
The American Legion (TAL): TAL was chartered and incorporates by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest veteran’s service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD): AAPD is a 501 non-profit organization in Washington, D.C. which advocates for the legal rights of people with disabilities. The AAPD was founded on July 25, 1995 as a result of the organizational planning of Paul Hearne, Senator Bob Dole, John Kemp, Justin Dart, Tony Coelho, Pat Wright, Jim Weisman, Lex Frieden, Sylvia Walker, Paul Marchand, Fred Fray, I. King Jordan, Denise Figueroa, Judi Chamberlin, Bill Demby, Deborah Kaplan, Nancy Bloch, Max Starkloff, Mike Auberger, Neil Jacobson, Ralph Neas, Ron Hartley and others.
African American Federal Executive Association (AAFEA): To promote the professional development and advancement of African Americans into and within the senior ranks of the United States Government;To sponsor and advocate programs, policies, practices and processes that promote career enhancing opportunities and the development of critical skills for African Americans; andTo establish partnerships and alliances with other senior level associations, public and private sector organizations and academia to leverage resources to develop intellectual capital to effectively execute the business of the federal government.
Asian American Government Executives Network (AAGEN): AAGEN was founded in September 1994, is a 501(c) 3 non-profit, non-partisan organization of the highest ranking Asian Pacific American career and appointed executives, Foreign Service officers, legislative and judiciary members, and military officers in the Federal, state, and local governments. The mission of AAGEN is to promote, expand, and support Asian Pacific American leadership in the Federal, State, and Local governments.
Blacks in Government, Inc. (BIG): BIG is a national grass roots organization that promotes and supports the well-being, education, and professional development of African Americans in the Federal, State, County and municipal sectors. BIG is a national response to the need for African Americans in public service to organize around issues of mutual concern and to use their collective strength to confront workplace and community place.
Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC): FAPAC is an organization that promotes equal opportunity and cultural diversity for APAs within the Federal and District of Columbia governments. FAPAC encourages the participation and advancement of APAs in the Government workforce.
Federally Employed Women (FEW): FEW is a private membership organization working as an advocacy group to improve the status of women employed by the Federal government and by the District of Columbia government.
FEDQ: A National Employee Resource Group For LGBT and ALLIES in the government
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) – Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality: GLMA’s mission is to ensure equality in healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)individuals and healthcare providers.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU): HACU fulfills its mission by promoting the development of member colleges and universities; improving access to and the quality of post-secondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students; and meeting the needs of business, industry and government through the development and sharing of resources, information and expertise.
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC): LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 700 LULAC councils nationwide. The organization involves and serves all Hispanic nationally groups.
National Association of Hispanic Federal Executive (NAHFE): NAHFE is an executive leadership Association aiding American in recruiting and developing Hispanic leaders for the Federal public service. In 1980, NAHFE was established to help advocate hiring into the senior policy positions and provide executive leadership career development training.
National Image Inc.: IMAGE was originally founded in 1972 to address the needs of Hispanic employees in the Federal government. Later, however, the membership saw a need to expand their activities to serve the needs of Hispanic outside the Federal government. The new organization, National Image, expanded its activities to increase its impact on employment, education and civil rights.
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates: Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workplace equality.
Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE): SAIGE is a national organization that serves the needs of American Indian (AI) and an Alaska Native (AN) government employee, SAIGE provides a forum to address the challenges of American Indian Tribes and government work community.
Student Veterans of America (SVA): SVA is a coalition of student veterans groups from college campus across the United States. Founded in January of 2008, SVA is a 501 (C) (3) tax-exempt organizations that works to develop new student groups, coordinate between existing student groups, and advocate on behalf of student veterans at the local, state, and national level.
U.S. Department of Education White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Each month, the FEB Diversity & Inclusion Council organizes resources, historical data, and often training to support the special emphasis program of the month.
Special Emphasis Programs are implemented and observed primarily to ensure that minorities, women, people with various disabilities, and people with various sexual orientations are provided an equal opportunity in employment and program delivery activities. These programs improve the workplace environment by promoting and fostering diversity in the workplace through awareness, and to educate others to appreciate, value, understand, and celebrate social and cultural similarities and differences.