Public Accommodations

We handle ADA accommodation requests for members of the public who require accommodations in order to fully participate in a city program, service, or other activity.

Request a public accommodation

Workplace Accommodations

HR processes job applicants and current employee requests for accommodations in the workplace. If you are unhappy with the determination made, you can file an appeal with DE&I.

Workplace accommodations

Discrimination and Harassment Concerns

We investigate complaints from individuals who believe they have been discriminated against by the City of Toledo, in an area of employment or a city program, service, or activity.

File complaint online

Minority/Women Business Enterprise

We certify MBE-WBE companies and promote MBE/WBE participation in City contracts.

MBE/WBE program

Veteran Friendly Businesses

We certify businesses with veterans staff members and/or business owners and promote local businesses in Toledo.

VBE program

We are an educational, advocacy, and compliance agency.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion facilitates economic growth and development of businesses by and for members of underrepresented populations; addresses and reduces the complaints filed regarding harassment and discrimination on the basis of protected class status; and ensures access to facilities and programs owned and operated by the city for people with disabilities.

The Department of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion was originally created in July 1988 as the Office of Affirmative Action/Contract Compliance to administer the City of Toledo's Affirmative Action and Contract Compliance Programs. On July 19, 2022, the name was changed to the Department of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This department operates under the jurisdiction of the Mayor.

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Women's Month Recommendations

The Department of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion works to create an inclusive environment for various groups in Toledo. The month of March is known to honor and celebrate the achievements of women in the community. Learn more about driven women who have trail-blazed their way to success.

Book Recommendations

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

One Government Center
Suite 1900
Toledo, Ohio 43604

phone 419-245-1198
fax 419-245-1058