Mission Statement & Values

Mission Statement & Values


To secure for employees and citizens of Alachua County freedom from discrimination and equity under the law in employment, housing and public accommodations.


Our division provides the following services:

  • counseling and technical assistance
  • complaint investigation and resolution through conciliation, mediation or administrative determination
  • public awareness and education
  • training in the area of human rights

The Equal Opportunity Division embraces the core values of Alachua County:


INTEGRITY

We adhere to standards of ethical conduct.

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HONESTY

We are truthful, fair and open with our fellow employees and the people we serve.

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RESPECT

We are responsive, compassionate and courteous in all of our interactions.

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DIVERSITY

We embrace the value and power of diversity in our community.

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INNOVATION

We are committed to the consideration and implementation of new ideas.

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ACCOUNTABILITY

We are accountable for our behavior and the quality of work performed individually and in teams.

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COMMUNICATION

Our open communication and sharing of ideas enhances the decision-making process.

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