​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Equal Opportunity Department (EOD)​​​​​​


Donald R. Logan, ​Director      

Our Mission

To create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone is valued.  

Our Vision

To eliminate discrimination by fostering a spirit of caring, collaboration and commitment through fair and transparent services.   

We work in a variety of ways to achieve our mission and vision:

  • Compliance & Enforcement Division investigates discrimination complaints Read more
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Read more
  • Business Relations Division certifies firms as small and disadvantaged businesses Read more
  • Commissions Supported by EOD are the Human Relations Commission (HRC), Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues (MCDI), and Phoenix Women's Commission (PWC) Read more

Discrimination ​Complaint Questionnaires

Small Employer Employment DiscriminationPublic Accommodations DiscriminationCity of Phoenix Employee DiscriminationHousing Discrimination

Formularios para presentar quejas​

Discriminación laboral - pequeños empleadoresDiscriminación en lugares públicosDiscriminación de vivienda

Statements of Commitment

Statement of Commitment to Customers

Declaración de compromiso al cliente


Contact Us​

Investigation of Discrimination Complaints: 602-262-7486
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance: 602-262-7486
Small & Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Certification: 602-262-6790
City and Federal Goals Compliance: 602-262-6790
Staff Support for Commissions:  602-534-1279
EOD is located at 200 W. Washington St., 15th Fl., Phoenix, 85003 

Voice:  602-262-7716, Fax:  602-534-1124, TTY: Use 7-1-1,  Email 



37th Annual Arizona MLK Awards Breakfast "Believe in the Dream"https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2203Equal Opportunity1/17/2023 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/lPRcu8WaQ4837th Annual Arizona MLK Awards Breakfast "Believe in the Dream"<div class="ExternalClass389C07E91F1D4BE9B0AD349BA4D49A09"><html> <div> <p>​​The winners of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living the Dream Awards, and the Calvin C. Goode Lifetime Achievement Award are honored for their lifelong commitment to creating a compassionate and socially just community.<br></p> </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodVideoequal-opportunity
The Money Talkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1908Equal Opportunity1/11/2023 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1908/Newsroom_EOD_021.jpgThe Money Talk<div class="ExternalClass4AD33D323B004BF7A9B802283E88C0AA"><html> <p>The City of Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department and the Phoenix Women's Commission (PWC) invite residents to a free financial webinar, "The Money Talk: How to Negotiate, Persuade & Get Paid What You're Worth," from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25.<br></p> <p>A recent study found that when offered a job, most women are so grateful for the offer that they accept it without negotiating their salaries. It's time to flip the script and change that narrative. <br> <br>In The Money Talk, participants will leave with a clear understanding of how to close the gaps in their negotiation conversations:</p> <ul style="" class="" dir=""> <li> <p>How to identify old patterns of thinking that could sabotage the negotiation process</p> </li> <li> <p>How to create a new money story that increases confidence in having uncomfortable conversations</p> </li> <li> <p>A powerful, collaborative, step-by-step framework for negotiations</p> </li> </ul> <p>Visit the <a href="https://phoenixpublicmeetings.webex.com/weblink/register/r444ee002563bc07839f7c160ce5f9c4a" target="_blank">registration</a> page to learn about the speaker and to register for the live webinar.</p> <p>For information about the PWC, visit <a href="/eod/commissions" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/eod/commissions</a>.<br></p> <br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Join Us to Celebrate the 2023 Regional Unity Walkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/276Equal Opportunity1/6/2023 8:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/276/Newsroom_EOD_010.jpgJoin Us to Celebrate the 2023 Regional Unity Walk<div class="ExternalClassE4914AB3752E4246A33799412A432561"><html> <p>The Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department and Valley cities invite residents to participate in a free, Regional Unity Walk Saturday, Jan. 28, to promote mutual respect and understanding. </p><p>A free festival at Tempe Beach Park, 80 W. Rio Salado Parkway, will start at 4:30 p.m., and the one-mile walk (beginning and ending at Tempe Beach Park) will begin at 6 p.m. Attendees can enjoy free t-shirts, refreshments and entertainment. </p><p>For more information, call 602-534-1279.​<br></p><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
2023 Arizona MLK Living the Dream Honorees Announcedhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1673Equal Opportunity11/30/2022 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1673/Newsroom_EOD_013.jpg2023 Arizona MLK Living the Dream Honorees Announced<div class="ExternalClassA5345EE4B8624C56937E38F2C17754ED"><html> <p></p><p><strong>Celebrate and Honor Community Champions</strong></p><p>Celebrate the Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at the 37th Annual Arizona MLK Awards Breakfast "Believe in the Dream," 7:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, at the Phoenix Convention Center, North Ballroom. This annual event honors the winners of the Phoenix Human Relations Commission's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Living the Dream Award," and the Calvin C. Goode "Lifetime Achievement Award." </p><p>The honorees are:</p><p><strong>Calvin C. Goode - MLK "Lifetime Achievement Award"</strong><br></p><ul><li><p>Ms. Elizabeth Paulus <br></p></li></ul><p><strong>MLK "Living the Dream Award"</strong><br></p><ul><li><p>Ms. Wen Chyi Chiu                </p></li><li><p>Ms. Sharise L. Erby</p></li><li><p>Mr. Cordero Holmes               </p></li><li><p>Dr. Will Moreland                 </p></li></ul><p></p><p>Sponsorship and event ticket information is available at 602-513-8311. For updates and information about the event, visit:<a href="http://azmlk.org/" target="_blank"> azmlk.org</a> or phoenix.gov/eod.  The title sponsor is Amazon, and the presenting sponsors are PetSmart and Verizon. The event is hosted by the Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee, the City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Human Relations Commission.​<br></p><br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Disability Awards and Recognition Event Videohttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/716Equal Opportunity10/18/2022 3:30:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/Khf4CCiL988Disability Awards and Recognition Event Video<div class="ExternalClass105FED797D314D2880FB85DD363AD463"><html> <p>The Mayor’s Commission on Disability Issues, Equal Opportunity Department and members of the disability community celebrated the 2022 Disability Awareness and Recognition event.</p> <p>The awards ceremony honored individuals, organizations and businesses for their dedication and service to the disability community.<br></p><p>This year's honorees are:</p><ul style="" dir=""><li><strong>Detective Walter Olsen Lifetime Achievement Award</strong><p>Kip P. Murray</p></li><li><strong>Architectural Award</strong><p>F. Francis and Dionne Najafi Thunderbird Global Headquarters; Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University</p></li><li><strong>Business Award</strong><p>Michael J. Valente Contracting Inc.<br></p></li><li><strong>Nonprofit Award</strong><p>Gompers<br></p></li><li><strong>Community Service Award</strong><p>Asim Dietrich<br></p></li><li><strong>Outstanding Educator Award</strong><p>Travis Harris​</p></li></ul><p><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodVideoequal-opportunity


2019 Disability Awards and Recognition Event

The Mayor’s Commission on Disability Issues, Equal Opportunity Department and members of the disability community celebrated the 2019 Disability Awareness and Recognition event which honors individuals, organizations and businesses for their dedication to the disabled community.

Watch the videos of this year's award recipients here.


DBE and ACDBE Program Requirements During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency​​

​Supplemental Guidance.pdf


City Honored by Diversity Le​​​adership Alliance

The city of Phoenix received a Corporate Award from the Diversity Leadership Alliance for its commitment towards diversity and inclusion.  

The city's PHXRespect campaign creates an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and respected.   

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