Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The ODEI bridges access and opportunity. Utilizing the Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmarks, we work to:

  • Ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) decisions are data driven;
  • Empower engagement through effective communication; and
  • Educate all to achieve and utilize DEI competence and confidence.

Mission: The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ensures the City of Little Rock is an equitable place to live, work, and play.

Vision: A leader in government and in our communities, working together to empower all people to live authentically.

Our Pillars: Leadership Accountability, Supplier Diversity, Talent Pipeline, Community Engagement, and Education and Awareness

Our Team:

Vacant, Chief Equity Officer
Amber D. Jackson, MPS, Equity Program Manager
Juanenna Williams, Diversity Program Coordinator
Andres Acosta, Multicultural Liaison
Mariana Abarca, Multicultural Liaison Assistant

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