Updated August 17, 2017
I’ve decided to collect resources for those searching for the truth about a policy developed to establish fair access to employment opportunities, create a workforce that is an accurate reflection of the demographics of the qualified available workforce in the relevant job market.
I will be updating this post with information on resources to help supporters of the policy be better advocates. I encourage you to share relevant articles, programs, and resources in the comments below.
- Affirmative action” is a set of procedures designed to eliminate unlawful discrimination between job applicants, remedy the results of such prior discrimination, and prevent such discrimination in the future.
- Since the birth of affirmative action in the 1960s, many cases of revolving around affirmative action have been brought to the Supreme Court. Host a game night to spark a discussion about inequality.
- In 2012, women made up 46.9% of the workforce and held roughly 51.5% of managerial, professional, and related positions.