Jenny Yang announced earlier today in a letter to OFCCP stakeholders that she will step down from her position as Director of the OFCCP, effective March 31, 2023. Director Yang will begin a new position as the Deputy Assistant to the President for Racial Justice and Equity at the White House Domestic Policy Council as of April 3, 2023. In her new role she will work on “a broad range of issues, including equal opportunity in employment, criminal justice, democracy and voting, disability policy, Native Affairs, racial wealth gap, and many others”

Director Yang announced that OFCCP Deputy Director Michele Hodge will serve as the Acting Director of the OFCCP after Director Yang concludes her tenure tomorrow. Director Yang stated that the OFCCP will continue to play “a critical role in the years ahead to ensure that our nation’s once-in-a-generation investments in our infrastructure and economy create opportunities for us all to access good jobs with family sustaining wages.”

We wish Director Yang the best of luck in her new endeavor and congratulate Deputy Director Hodge in her new role as Interim Director.