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.
How to serve on a board or commission
The City of Boston is committed to creating diversity in its boards and commissions.
Understanding employee demographics
The Mayor and City staff use the diversity dashboard to understand City employee demographic information.
Come work for the City of Boston, an Equal Opportunity employer.
Employee Resource Groups
About Employee Resource Groups
ERGs are affinity groups led by employees. They foster inclusion and celebrate diversity.
Bicycle / Active Transportation group
We partner with the City to promote a culture of healthy and green living, working, and playing.
Black Employee Network
We’re an employee resource group representing black employees at the City of Boston.
City Hall Book Club
We bring City employees together to explore issues that affect Boston and other urban areas.
Latinx Employee Resource Group
We promote the cultural diversity and professional development of our members.
LGBTQ Employee Resource Group
Our group believes that City government should be a welcoming workplace for all LGBTQ people.
We are the first Toastmasters International chapter formed within a municipal government in Massachusetts.
We bring together women across all departments at the City of Boston.
Keeping up with DiversityNews
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:
- Employee Demographic Dashboard
- Quarterly and annual reports
- Employee resource groups
- Cultural resources at work
- Neighborhood career fairs
- Partnering with private sector
- Building a talent pipeline