Serving the Hispanic Federal Workforce and Community for over 45 years!
National Image Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Hispanic advocacy and serving organization founded in 1971.
2020 National Training Program Posptoned to
August 31 - September 03, 2021
I am honored to serve as the President and CEO of National Image, Inc. National Image, Inc. has served the Hispanic Government workforce and community for 48 years, as a long-time member of National Image, Inc. I am committed to our mission of promoting Hispanic employment in the Federal, State and local government through training, leadership development, education and the advancement of Civil Rights for all.
Our mission is accomplished through the committed work of our local chapters consisting of members and volunteers located throughout the United States. National Image, Inc. partners with Corporate, Private, Federal, State, and Local governments to promote recruitment opportunities, to provide career-enhancement training, develop leadership skills and serve as an advocate for Hispanics seeking government employment. We work with Academia to promote education and career. This past year we also promoted the need for individuals to participate with the census to ensure the future needs of the Hispanic community are considered and met. Additionally, we took an active stand to promote and increase Hispanic registration.
This has been a very chaotic and stressful yearAs a nation we have been dealing with the ordeal of COVID-19 and now with the unrest of the Mr. George Floyd murder. We at National Image, Inc. feel it would be in the best interested of our colleagues, members and partners to postpone the 2020 National Training Program to August 30 – September 02, 2021.
Veronica J. Vasquez
CEO and President
National Image, Inc.
NATIONAL IMAGE, INC. CANCELS 2020 NATIONAL LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM
Greetings National Image, Inc. Members, Partners and Friends,
Currently our country is undergoing a serious crisis with the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
National Image, Inc. traditionally holds it National Leadership Training Program (NLTP) each year in September. Our NLTP provide training to government and military employees on leadership, career development, diversity, and inclusion.
The National Image, Inc. and National Board of Directors (NBOD) is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of our NLTP attendees, supporters, partners, and members. As the coronavirus spread and drastically affects the daily operation of our country and daily routines, we regret to inform you that the 2020 NLTP scheduled for Aug, 31 – Sept. 3, 2020 is cancelled.
Our decision to cancel is due to the overwhelming risks and concerns associated with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. After careful review of the guidance of local and national health authorities, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization, and the Presidents ban on domestic travel.
Your well-being is important to us, we ask that during this critical time, you continue to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by adhering to travel restrictions, implementing social distances, and using healthy practices.
To remain safe and prevent illness in others, people who have COVID-10 symptoms are encouraged to please visit the CDC website for updates and more information on how it spreads, prevention and treatment. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html The CDC suggests:
1. Exercise cough and sneeze etiquette.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
- Put used tissues in a waste basket.
- If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hand.
- Wash your hands after coughing or sneezing.
2. Practice Hand Hygiene. See the CDC Clean Hands Webpage for further details.
3. Perform routine environmental cleaning.
4. Routinely clean all frequently touched surfaces in the workplace. Wipe down your desks, keyboards and telephones regularly.
5. Wipe down kitchen counters after use.
Remember it is up to all of us to make safety a priority and help contain this infectious disease outbreak.
Thank you for your understanding. Stay safe and be careful, remember we are all in this together.
Veronica J. Vasquez, CEO
National Image, Inc. National Board of Directors
Announcement: National Image, Inc. Partnered with the Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
On September 10, 2018, the Executive Board of National Image, Inc. met with Cynthia Dunn, Business Unit Director, IRS, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Linda Ortiz, IRS, Hispanic Program Manager during the 2018 National Image, Inc. Training Program in Kansas City, Missouri. A draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was agreed by all parties and forwarded to the IRS, Chief Diversity Officer for signature. The agreement was signed on November 21, 2018 by Elita Christensen, IRS and Veronica Vasquez, President/CEO of National Image, Inc.
The IRS is in the process of developing a report entitled, “A Year in Review: MOU with National Image, Inc.”. The report will list accomplishments made during the first year of the partnership.
Posted on behalf of our IRS Partner
Here are the job announcements that the Internal Revenue Service has that are open to the public on USAJOBS. Click on IRS jobs and careers link below:
The National Image Inc. 49th National Training Program will be Ausgus 30 - September 03, 2021 at La Quinta San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas. National Image, Inc. is pleased to share that it has been listed as one of the best training program by GovLoop.
Who Should Attend
Government employees, managers and supervisors, HR and EEO professionals and individuals interested on career development and growth.
National Training Program Highlights
The National Training Program (NTP) focuses on providing training for government employees involved in the management of Hispanic/Special Emphasis employment and outreach programs. Additionally, we will have workshops for individuals involved with community outreach and academia. They will receive instructions on the education and skills necessary to reach their full leadership potential and to fully manage their employment programs.
The NTP feature a career fair open to NTP attendees, 200 students participating in the Student Leadership Symposium and the public. Students will attend the career fair and speak with Federal agencies and community recruiters on job opportunities. Agencies and industry represents will have the opporutnity speak with attendees and the public and share inforamtion regarding their careers, employment application process and benefits.
Inormation regarding Online registration will be posted shortly.
National Image, Inc. would like to thank all our partners, supporters, attendees and volunteers for making the National Training Program a success.
Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you next year!