Diversity and Inclusion
ServiceSource Diversity and Inclusion Vision
We recognize the benefits and opportunities of having a diverse community who value one another and realize the contribution they can make to achieving Service Source’s mission. We will continue to strive towards a culture that is diverse and inclusive that recognizes and develops the potential of staff, participants, families, volunteers, stakeholders, and board members. We will remain proactive in taking steps to ensure the inclusion and engagement for all the people who work for us, with us, or encounter us.
Age, Gender and Race Metrics for Current Employees
Diversity Holidays: November 2017
November is National Native American Heritage Month, which celebrates the history and contributions of Native Americans.
November 1: All Saints Day, which commemorates all known and unknown Christian saints. (In Eastern Christianity, the day is observed on the first Sunday after Pentecost.)
November 2: All Souls Day, which commemorates all faithful Christians who are now dead. In the Mexican tradition, the holiday is celebrated as Dia de los Muertos (October 31 and November 2), which is a time of remembrance for dead ancestors and a celebration of the continuity of life.
November 11: Veterans Day, an annual U.S. federal holiday honoring military veterans. The date is also celebrated as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in other parts of the world and commemorates the ending of the first World War in 1918.
November 12: The Birth of Baha’u’llah, a day on which members of the Baha’i faith celebrate the birthday of the founder of the Baha’i religion.
November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance, established in 1998 to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia, and to raise awareness of the continued violence endured by the transgender community.
November 26: Feast of Christ of King, Praisal to God for the gift of time. Many party and feast to give thanks.
November 29 – 30: Eid Milad Un Nabi is the celebration of the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday. Parades, communal feasts in mosques, night-long prayers, and many other celebrations take place and is mainly celebrated by Muslims in India