City of Madison

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"If we are ever to become a fully integrated society -- one in which the color of a person's skin will not determine the opportunities available to him or her -- we must be willing to take steps to open these doors."

U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall

The mission of the Affirmative Action Division is to ensure that the City of Madison provides equal opportunity for all employees and citizens seeking access to service or employment opportunities, without regard to their race, religion, color, age, disability, sex or national origin.