Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIBs)

Women Lead at the County of Santa Clara

September 24, 2023

Sixty-five percent of County employees identify as women, while 54% of the County’s executive leaders are female. Behind those statistics is a firm belief that gender diversity, and diversity of all kinds, improves County policies and programs and enriches the workplace.

County Declares Commitment to Safe Health Care for Gender-Diverse Individuals

August 29, 2023

The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors on Tuesday declared its commitment to safe and supportive healthcare for transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse individuals, approving a resolution that explicitly supports gender-affirming care, a move to solidify protections for the community.

A Welcoming Home in Santa Clara County

February 23, 2023

From October 2021 to September 2022, Santa Clara County welcomed more than 180 individuals and families from Afghanistan as part of the Operation Allies Welcome program. In 2023, the program is projected to serve an additional 200-250 refugees.

Counties of Santa Clara and San Francisco Conclude ‘Public Charge’ Lawsuit

February 2, 2023

Santa Clara County Counsel James R. Williams and San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu announced today they have voluntarily ended their lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s “public charge” rule, which would have instituted a wealth test for immigrants, now that the rule is defunct and cannot be resurrected.