The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion works to ensure that Hampton will be a city that is welcoming, supportive, and inclusive of all citizens, regardless of race, color, class, religion, age disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The office supports two citizen-based commissions and one advisory group:
The Hampton Diversity College (HDC) is a multi-level and interactive educational program that concentrates on increasing knowledge on the value of diversity, unity, and inclusion in contemporary workplaces and in our community. ....Learn More
Hampton Employees Diversity Training
The City of Hampton's Employee Diversity Training program is designed to help frame and direct the equity and inclusion work of the City of Hampton and its partners in the coming years.....Learn More
The Unity Awards was established in 2000 to recognize the contributions of individuals, organizations and initiatives that have made a positive impact supporting the importance of diversity in the city of Hampton.....Learn More
Members are appointed by Hampton City Council. See the list of commission members and youth advisory group and partners. Apply to join the commission, or attend a meeting: 2nd Thursday of the month, 6 p.m.-8p.m., Community Development Conference Room, Fifth Floor, City Hall, 22 Lincoln St.