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Office of Resolution Management, Diversity & Inclusion (ORMDI)


Diversity & Inclusion


As described in VA’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan, the mission of the Department’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Program is to grow a diverse workforce and cultivate an inclusive work environment, where employees are fully engaged and empowered to deliver the outstanding services to our Nation’s Veterans, their families and beneficiaries.

It is our vision that VA is the leader in public service in creating a high-performing workforce by capitalizing on its diversity, purposefully embracing inclusion, and empowering all employees to perform to their highest potential.

For additional information about D&I, please review these resources available to you:

Diversity & Inclusion Training

Serving as your D&I training advisors and consultants.
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Special Emphasis Programs

Managing VA's Special Emphasis Programs and Observances.
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Workforce Analysis

Diversity reporting and establishing strategies for achieving diversity department-wide. Learn more… 


Diversity Council

An independent, executive level body providing advice and recommendations to the Secretary. Learn more…

Additional Resources

The Latest News

The nomination period for the Ninth Annual Secretary’s Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Awards is now open!
The Secretary’s EEO, Diversity and Inclusion, Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act (No FEAR), and Whistleblower Rights and Protection Policy [PDF]summarizes VA’s policies in these areas. 

Contact Us

Email: Diversity & Inclusion
Reminder: To file a discrimination or harassment complaint, you must contact the Office of Resolution Management, Diversity and Inclusion at 1-888-566-3982 within 45 calendar days of the date of the alleged discriminatory incident. The Office of Employment Discrimination Complaint Adjudication is responsible for issuing final agency decisions on employment discrimination complaints.

Diversity & Inclusion Section Pages

D&I Home D&I Training Workforce Analysis Policies
D&I in VA Council D&I Excellence Awards Diversity@Work Newsletter Special Emphasis Programs