Tanya Ward Jordan

(Author) 17 Steps: A Federal Employees Guide For Tackling Workplace Discrimination & President-The Coalition For Change, Inc.

About The Author

Tanya Ward Jordan is a long-time advocate in the whistleblower community. After a 26-year career in the federal government, Tanya founded and incorporated The Coalition For Change, Inc., (C4C) in 2009. As President of the Washington, DC-based volunteer, non-profit, civil rights organization, Tanya leads a self-help network for employees challenging racism and reprisal in the federal workplace. While in government, during the late Secretary of Commerce Ronald H. Brown’s administration, Tanya Ward Jordan served as a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Diversity Counsel. To her credit, she has also served as Acting President of the Ronald H. Brown Blacks in Government chapter and a member of the No FEAR Coalition helping to convene the first Whistleblower Week in Washington conference on Capitol Hill. Notably, she received an award from Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner for her input into the “Notification and Federal Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002,” which was the first United States civil rights law of the 21st Century.  More recently, Tanya served as a consultant on the Arts, Trade, & Lifestyle Media Group, Inc.’s short documentary film entitled the Last American Plantation. The film exposed the Department of Agriculture’s discrimination against black American farmers. In 2014, Tanya received the Fannie Lou Hammer Civil Rights Activist of the Year recognition from the African American Voice Newspaper; and in 2015, she received national recognition from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), when the civil rights group listed Tanya Ward Jordan as a 2015 Black History Maker. Tanya Ward Jordan holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). 

  17 STEPS: A Federal Employee's Guide For Tackling Workplace Discrimination is now available through AMAZON.



Check out this great video

A Whistleblower's Salute To Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

 Tanya Ward Jordan, Federal Whistleblower &  VP of Membership for Toastmaster's UMGC Power Speakers Club, pays tribute to the Honorable Elijah E. Cummings.    ment. https://www.c-span.org/video/?c454587... 

 Rep. Cummings recites "God's Minute" on house floor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6ZhF... 

Addressing the Failures of the EEOC

Author and The Coalition For Change, INc. (C4C) President questions the EEOC's Office of Federal Operations Director about the failure to impose discipline against lawbreaking discriminating federal officials. 

Whistleblowing In Government

Tanya Ward Jordan questions Justice Deparrtment official  about the government's failure to protect public servants who expose abuses inside of government that endanger the public.

Whistleblower Summit


17 Steps: A Federal Employee’s Guide for Tackling Workplace Discrimination

Book Review by Dennis Moore

"This is a book that everyone should have in their possession, especially current and

 former federal employees needing guidance on tackling workplace discrimination."

                     --Dennis Moore, Associate Editor of the East County Magazine in San Diego