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
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.