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
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
We work to ensure City contracts meet living and prevailing wage standards.Doing business with the City
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
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