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Welcome to the Equal Opportunity Programs Office (EOPO)

"The strength at the core of a diverse workforce, is each individual's unique, yet equal, opportunity to succeed."

Equal Employment Opportunity is a concept that is rooted in the idea of creating an environment where each individual can fully participate in the activities of an organization to his or her greatest ability without facing unnecessary obstacles. Goddard Space Flight Center is committed to equal opportunity and appreciation of diversity through policies, programs and activities that promote sensitivity and accommodations for all people.

The Equal  Opportunity Program Office works in close partnership with the Center's:

  • Anti-Harassment Coordinator

OF SPECIAL NOTE:

  • Find out more about the Equal Opportunity and Diversity Advisory Committees

  • "Reasonable Accommodation: Procedures, Rights, and Responsibilities" - A Desktop Reference

  • Reasonable Accommodation for Individuals with Disabilities

  • Sexual Harassment Brochure 

  • "People With and Without Disabilities: Interacting and Communicating"

    • EEO and Anti-Harassment Policy Statements

    Equal Opportunity and Diversity Advisory Committees
    The Equal Opportunity Programs Office sponsors the EO Advisory Committees for African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Individuals with Disabilities, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Women. The Goddard Diversity Council sponsors the GLBT Advisory Committee. 

    Each of these Committees is established by authority of, and operates under a Charter signed by, the Center Director.

    For more information about these Committees, click on the name to go to its Web Site.
    Please note that these Web Sites are currently being updated and revised. If you have any suggestions or ideas concerning these Web Sites, please contact the Chair of the Committee or Michael.J.Hartman@nasa.gov.

    Publications Available on Line:
    • Reasonable Accommodation: Procedures, Rights, and Responsibilities - A Desktop Reference now available! A new EOPO Publication on requesting and providing reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. This publication is available online in Word and Accessible PDF, and in print at the EOPO Office.
      • Reasonable Accommodation: Procedures, Rights, and Responsibilities [WORD]
      • Reasonable Accommodation: Procedures, Rights, and Responsibilities [Accessible PDF] Reasonable Accommodation for Individuals with DisabilitiesInformation about the provision of reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities is easier to locate now

      Sexual Harassment Brochure
      "Sexual Harassment: What it is and what you can do about it" is now available in print. Please contact the EOPO office for a copy.
      + View document in PDF  :   + View document in Word


      **NOW REVISED & EXPANDED**
      "People With and Without Disabilities: Interacting and Communicating"


      This publication provides information about a variety of disabilities and suggested behaviors when interacting and communicating with individuals with disabilities. It is intended for people both with and without disabilities; supervisors, managers, employees, and co-workers who want to communicate more effectively with each other.


    Request Sign Language Interpreters On Line!

      Interpreter requests can now be made on line. (When you get to the page, follow the prompts.)
      + Sign Language Interpreter Scheduling System
      [ For immediate contact with the Interpreting Office, please call (301) 286-8313, voice and TTY ]