Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is responsible for coordinating and guiding the county's efforts to define, assess, promote, and cultivate diversity and inclusion in all aspects of service delivery and employment for departments under the Lucas County Commissioners as well as providing a resource for all other offices, commissions, and boards of County government. The office is responsible for the development of priorities to promote racial equity, combat racism and disparities, oversight of county policy initiatives in diversity and inclusion, and implementation of strategies to address social injustices in Lucas County in coordination with community partners, including governmental, nonprofit, and private organizations.