Multisociety Letter on Executive Actions Impacting Diversity Training

ASPB signs on to two letters urging the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science and Technology Policy to rescind the September 4th memorandum and September 22nd Executive Order (EO) to eliminate federal employee training programs related to diversity, equity and inclusion.

“Such constraints are antithetical to the progress we seek to make as a STEM community and would stall or even reverse the hard-fought progress that has been made.” Source: Multisociety Letter Addressing EO on Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping.

“A thriving scientific enterprise makes our nation stronger which in turn will drive a quicker recovery from COVID-19 and secure a healthy and prosperous future for all Americans.” Source: Multisociety Letter Addressing EO on Diversity Training Changes.

More information about the EO was posted in the September 24 Policy Update: President Trump Releases Executive Order on “Race and Sex Stereotyping” Impacting Federal Grants and Contractors.

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