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Who We Are

Mission Statement

The Mission of the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission is to eliminate and prevent unlawful discrimination in: employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, and disability; housing on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability; and public accommodations on the basis of race, color, national origin, and religion.

 

VISION

The South Carolina Human Affairs Commission's Vision is to be well known with a positive image and a mission that is understood and accepted by the public.  SCHAC is a fully resourced, customer-friendly agency with a diverse, well-trained and efficient team working together effectively in a safe and supportive work environment in fulfillment of the agency's mission.

 

VALUES

Accountability -- is being responsible for the proper management of public resources and exercise of authority vested in SCHAC.

Customer Service -- is treating all stakeholders (internal and external) in a courteous manner. One must be responsible, helpful and knowledgeable; and adhere to the agency's mission, values and goals.

Fairness -- is the equal and consistent treatment of all parties involved in an impartial manner.

Integrity -- is exhibiting the traits of honesty and truthfulness; and adhering to the moral and ethical standards as stated in the S.C. Code of Ethics.

Loyalty -- is being faithful to the mission, vision, and values of the agency and our obligations to the public.

Professionalism -- is showing respect for others in your actions and your words; and performing the functions of your job in a responsible, effective manner.

Teamwork -- is individuals and units working together in harmony for the expressed purpose of pursuing completion of assigned tasks and accomplishing established goals.