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Meet the candidates for diversity and inclusion director

Posted Nov. 4, 2019

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Six candidates for Fort Worth’s new diversity and inclusion director spoke at a public forum on Oct. 28 at Morningside Elementary School.

This new position resulted from the work of the city’s Race and Culture Task Force, which looked at equity in several aspects of the city. The director will manage the newly-created Diversity and Inclusion Department, formerly known as the Human Relations Unit of the City Manager’s Office. This department is responsible for coordinating implementation of the task force’s recommendations and promoting equity in the provision of all municipal services. The department also enforces various civil rights laws, promotes cultural awareness and provides staff support for the Human Relations Commission.

View the forum on YouTube.

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