The Equity & Inclusion Department, formerly the Department of Equal Opportunity/Equity Assurance, will expand the role, direction, and structure of the former department. The Equity & Inclusion Department will create an environment that promotes, supports, and advances equity and inclusion in the City of Durham’s contracting and organizational decision-making. The department consists of two divisions:
Racial Equity & Inclusion Division
The Racial Equity & Inclusion Division will look within all aspects of City government to closely examine policies, practices, budget allocations and programs that may perpetuate institutional racism and systemic inequities. Learn more.
Contract & Compliance Division
Division is responsible for the implementation of the City’s Equal Business Opportunity Program (EBOP) and Small Local Business Enterprise Program (SLBEP). Learn more.