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The Office of Diversity works to implement the City’s workforce diversity goals.

We work to address racial and gender inequities in the City’s workforce. Our goal is to give those underrepresented in the City more chances for work and advancement.

1 City Hall Square
Room 603
Boston, MA 02201
Office hours
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are independently organized, led, and governed by City of Boston employees.

Learn more about ERGs

Keeping up with Diversity


National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated with fourth annual City Hall lighting…

Neighborhood Services
Series of events celebrating Black History Month in Boston

Series of events celebrating Black History Month in Boston

Sheena Collier

Black History Boston: Sheena Collier

Aba Taylor

Black History Boston: Aba Taylor

More Diversity news

About our office

Mayor Walsh created the Office of Diversity in 2014. We address racial and gender inequities that exist in the City’s workforce. We do this by:

Being transparent
  • Employee Demographic Dashboard
  • Quarterly and annual reports
Including all City employees
  • Employee resource groups
  • Cultural resources at work
Engaging the community
  • Neighborhood career fairs
  • Partnering with private sector
  • Building a talent pipeline
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