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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in all personnel practices to ensure equal opportunity for employment, promotion, and training for all segments of the workforce. The Office of Diversity Management and Equal Employment Opportunity promotes CDC/ATSDR’s policies through increasing awareness about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) in the workplace.


What is Equal Employment Opportunity?


Equal Employment Opportunity is a principle that asserts that all people should have the right to work and advance on the bases of merit and ability, regardless of their race, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, or age.

EEO Mission


Our mission is to eradicate employment discrimination, improve diversity in the workplace, and create an environment where all CDC employees are valued, respected, and free to develop and perform to their fullest potential.


EEO Vision Statement


To build A Model Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Diversity Program that

  • Demonstrates Commitment from Agency Leadership
  • Integrates EEO into the Agency ‘s Strategic Mission
  • Ensures management and program accountability
  • Is Efficient
  • Is proactive in preventing of unlawful discrimination
  • Ensures Responsiveness and legal compliance

Policy Statement


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in all personnel practices to ensure equal opportunity for employment, promotion, and training for all segments of the workforce. The Affirmative Employment Program (AEP) is an integral part of the Equal Employment Opportunity program. The AEP was created to achieve the goals of a workforce that represents our diverse population and to recruit, place, and retain women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

EEO Contact


  • Phone Number: 1-800-CDC-INFO or 1-800-232-4636
  • Office of Diversity Management and Equal Employment Opportunity
    1600 Clifton Rd, NE
    Atlanta, GA 30333
    Mail stop K-83

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    30329-4027 USA
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