To secure for employees and citizens of Alachua County freedom from discrimination and equity under the law in employment, housing and public accommodations.
Our division provides the following services:
- counseling and technical assistance
- complaint investigation and resolution through conciliation, mediation or administrative determination
- public awareness and education
- training in the area of human rights
The Equal Opportunity Division embraces the core values of Alachua County:
We adhere to standards of ethical conduct.
We are truthful, fair and open with our fellow employees and the people we serve.
We are responsive, compassionate and courteous in all of our interactions.
We embrace the value and power of diversity in our community.
We are committed to the consideration and implementation of new ideas.
We are accountable for our behavior and the quality of work performed individually and in teams.
Our open communication and sharing of ideas enhances the decision-making process.