DHS Spectrum is an anti-racist, multicultural, intersectional, and diverse organization that exists to create and promote “Healthy to Innovative” work environments where all employees can thrive. DHS Spectrum also aims to uplift marginalized people through a deep commitment to amplifying employee voices. DHS Spectrum strives for continuous improvement and seeks to be an agent of positive change across the Department. DHS Spectrum’s foundation is rooted in the legacy of our historical social movements for equality and equity. Prior to the LGBTQ+ 1969 uprisings at the Stonewall Inn, survivors, communities of color, and specifically transgender women of color have used their voices to resist violence from law enforcement and other institutions. Given the social issues that continue to affect our workforce, DHS Spectrum is committed to ensuring the Department of Homeland Security is a beacon of integrity for the communities we serve.
Founders (Photograph Left to Right):
Michelle Duty, Royce James, John Mack, Derek Smith, Caleb Tvrdy, Alex Waid, and Kimberly Young-McLear
As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) commitment to creating and maintaining a workplace culture that embraces equal opportunity, diversity and inclusiveness, DHS supports and encourages the establishment and strategic partnership with Employee Associations (EAs). EAs are employee-led groups consisting of employees with a common set of interests and goals that assist the Agency with achieving specific strategic human capital business initiatives. EAs serve as agency strategic partners in promoting a culture of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion within the Department.
DHS Spectrum Ribbon Cutting
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