LULAC Hosts Federal Training in Partnership with the Federal Government

September 11, 2013

Media Contact: Paloma Zuleta, (202) 812-4477
PZuleta (at) LULAC.org

The Partnership Will Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce

Washington, D.C. — The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the country’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, will present a series of workshops and seminars organized under LULAC’s Federal Training Institute Partnership (FTIP). The FTIP is a public non-profit partnership between Federal agencies and LULAC. The trainings will take place on September 24 and 25 at the at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Recent cuts in Federal spending have resulted in the suspension of critical educational and outreach programs which Federal employees need in order to advance in the Federal government. In order to help alleviate these challenges, the FTIP will provide a career-development training program for Federal employees free of charge. The two day program includes plenary sessions, workshops, and executive coaching designed to enable government employees to enhance their leadership skills and develop the Executive Core Qualifications required for leadership positions and entry to the Senior Executive Service.

“LULAC is committed to ensuring that the Federal Government workforce represents the population it serves,” said LULAC National President Margaret Moran. “The FTIP plays a critical role in this effort because it provides leadership training and professional development for Federal employees interested in careers with the Federal Government.”

FTIP attendees will be required to secure authorization from their agency of employment in order to participate in the training program. In order for Federal employees to be compliant with the reporting requirements under 5CFR 410, they must complete 8 hours of training and will receive a certificate of completion for each workshop attended.

If you require additional information please contact Sara E. Clemente, LULAC National Director of Federal Affairs, at (202) 833-6130 Ext. 116 or at SClemente@LULAC.org.

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About LULAC:
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 900 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org

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