Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The City of Concord's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department strives to further develop a great place to work and live and sustain an environment where everyone has the tools needed to reach their full potential. The Department serves the residents of Concord, employees of the City of Concord and elected officials.

 

MISSION

Our mission is to promote diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the internal functions of the City of Concord and throughout the City by way of partnership and collaboration with the City of Concord United Committee.

 

Commitment

To fulfull our mission, the City of Concord commits to dedicating the resources needed to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion into the fabric of our organization to ensure equitable delivery of city services to members of our community, regardless of race, ethnicity, national orgin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, socio-economic status or any other factor of a person's identity. We also commit to collaborating with the City of Concord United Committee to ensure an equitable and just community for our residents.

 

OUR pledge

We recognize that there is no quick method to creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment or community. We are held accountable by our residents and employees to strive for excellence and to be transparent in the work that we are doing. We will be committeed to working with the community through the City of Concord United Committee. We will provide opportunities for training employees and the community to engage in tough dialogue for the benefit of greater understanding of the experiences of fellow colleagues and neighbors. We are intentional in our efforts and believe that our City will be better because of our committment to building a diverse workforce that celebrates the various backgrounds, talents, perspectives and skills represented in our community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emma Sellers
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator
704-920-6206
Sellerse@concordnc.gov