The Equity and Education Coalition, E2, was created to help further equity, access, inclusion, and diversity across the agency. This group is made up of department directors, supervisors, and other county staff. The focus of this group is to ensure that equity is included in recruitment, retention, policies, procedures, activities, and programs throughout the county.
Lane County Mission:
Lane County Government will work to create a prosperous community by providing collaborative leadership, fair and inclusive decision making and excellent sustainable local government services to our residents and guests.
Lane County Values
Open and Accountable
Pursuit of Excellence
Equal Service Statement:
It is the policy of Lane County to serve all individuals who are eligible for its programs without regard to any non-merit factor. Accordingly, Lane County does not tolerate discrimination by its employees when they are serving individuals who are eligible for its programs based on any non-merit factor, including race, national origin, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (physical or mental), age, status as a parent, genetic information, socio-economic status, political affiliation, marital status, or veteran status.
Equity & Education Coalition, E2, Activities
Employee Equity Summit
The Equity Summit was created as a way to allow County employees the opportunity to network across department lines as well as provide additional training to those committed to Equity, Access, Inclusion and Diversity throughout the county. It gives attendees a space to identify best practices to ensure equity is at the forefront of our interactions with clients, patients, customers, and community members within Lane County.
March 7, 2012 - theme, "Sharing our Accomplishments"
April 18, 2013 - theme, "Being an Ally"
October 10, 2013 - theme, "Generational Poverty"
First Friday Communities of Color and Allies
2011 Lane County Equal Employment Opportunity Plan
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Lane County provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, socio-economic status, political affiliation, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Lane County complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which it has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Lane County is committed to and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This commitment is made by Lane County in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations. Upon your request, Lane County will consider all requests for reasonable accommodations during the employment selection process.
Our commitment includes providing a respectful working environment that is free from discrimination, harassment or retaliation in the workplace. Lane County expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment, discrimination or retaliation based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, socio-economic status, political affiliation, marital status, veteran status or complaints about alleged discrimination, harassment or retaliation. Improper interference with the ability of Lane County employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.