Special Emphasis Programs

Special Emphasis Programs are management programs established to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, and persons and veterans with disabilities in various categories and occupations. These programs improve the workplace environment by promoting and fostering diversity in the workplace through awareness and educating FinCEN employees and others to appreciate, value, understand, and celebrate social and cultural similarities and differences. The Special Emphasis Programs include the following:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    January
     
  • African American/Black History Month
    February
     
  • Women’s History Month
    March
     
  • Days of Remembrance
    April/May
     
  • Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
    May
     
  • Women’s Equality Day
    August
     
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
    September 15 – October 15
     
  • Disability Employment Awareness Month
    October
     
  • American Indian Heritage Month
    November

Current Presidential Proclamations may be viewed at http://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/proclamations