An annual event that recognizes the epidemic of Transgender individuals across the U.S. who are violently killed because of their gender identity or expression. This event is a collaboration between several community groups and provides awareness and education to the County about Transgender Lives. The majority of individuals killed are Transgender women of color.
The County’s EEO/ D&I Division, in partnership with the San Mateo County Pride Center, conducted a series of live classroom trainings to hundreds of managers and employees on gender identity, pronoun usage, and best practices regarding how to create a welcoming, inclusive work environment for transgender and transitioning employees. This successful series of trainings has […]
The County, in collaboration with HR/ EEO leadership, D&I Taskforce, LGBTQ Commission, the San Mateo County Pride Center, and other stakeholders developed the County’s first Transgender Policy. The Policy provides guidance to supervisors and employees regarding gender identity, pronoun usage, and how to create an inclusive and productive work environment for transgender and transitioning employees.