It is the policy and commitment of Southwest Community Development Corporation that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, gender identity and sexual orientation.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Southwest CDC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, gender identity and sexual orientation or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law.
Any employee, board member, volunteer or client who believes that s/he or any other affiliate of Southwest CDC has been discriminated against is strongly encouraged to report this concern promptly to the Executive Director.
Harassment or intimidation of a client, staff person or guest because of that person’s race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, , religion, gender identity and sexual orientation is specifically prohibited and may be grounds for termination. Harassment and intimidation includes abusive, foul or threatening language or behavior.
Southwest CDC is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of any such harassment and will not tolerate discrimination against staff members, volunteers or agency clients. Issues of discriminatory treatment, harassment, or intimidation on any of these bases should immediately be reported to the Executive Director or immediate supervisor and, if substantiated, prompt action will be taken.
In addition, no person will be adversely affected in employment with the employer as a result of bringing complaints of unlawful harassment or discrimination, as stated in the Whistleblower Policy. The Whistleblower Policy is intended to encourage and enable employees and others to raise serious concerns within Southwest CDC prior to seeking resolution outside the organization.