​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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


Phoenix has help for small businesses.  The Phoenix Small Business Resiliency Grants Program offers three grants to help small businesses, microbusinesses and restaurants.  

All the details, including Spanish versions, are at Phoenix.gov/Resources.  Applications can be submitted at the Arizona Community Foundation website.  Grants up to $10,000 are available for eligible small businesses in and adjoining Phoenix low-income neighborhoods.  Restaurants and food trucks anywhere in the city can apply for grants up to $10,000 to help with the costs of reopening by September 1, 2020.  Microbusinesses with five or fewer employees may be eligible for a grant up to $5,000.  Businesses must be located in the city of Phoenix to be eligible.  

​Any general comments or recommendations should be sent to Small.Business.Enterprise@phoenix.gov.​​​


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 City Commissions (Human Relations Commission, Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues, and Phoenix Women's Commission):  602-534-1279 

EOD is located at 200 W. Washington St., 15th Floor, Phoenix, AZ  85003
Voice:  602-262-7716, Fax:  602-534-1124, TTY: Use 7-1-1 



Phoenix Attends Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Small Business Transportation Expohttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1002Equal Opportunity2/28/2020 3:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1002/Newsroom_EOD_012.jpgPhoenix Attends Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Small Business Transportation Expo<div class="ExternalClass6B997248A77A4400A64525608BD256A6"><html>The city of Phoenix Equal Opportunity, Finance, Public Transit, Street Transportation and Aviation departments will be participating in a small business transportation expo from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Thursday, March 12.<br><br>The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and partner agencies will be holding the expo at the Glendale Civic Center, 5750 W. Glenn Dr., in Glendale, AZ. <br><br>Attendees will be able to talk with leaders from government agencies and other hiring companies in the transportation industry and hear about upcoming projects at ADOT, city of Phoenix Streets Transportation and Public Transit departments, Sky Harbor International Airport and Valley Metro. Also participating are the Federal Highway Administration and Maricopa Department of Transportation.<br><br>Small business owners and participants whose roles include finding new contract opportunities will benefit the most from attending.  <br><br>The event is free! Registration information can be found at <a target="_blank" href="https://adotdbeexpo.com/"><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>adotdbeexpo.com</a>.<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
EOD Honored to Participate in National Fair Housing Training Academy Videohttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/954Equal Opportunity2/14/2020 10:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/954/Newsroom_EOD_011.jpgEOD Honored to Participate in National Fair Housing Training Academy Video<div class="ExternalClass80B46645FACD4C1AB580282367281567"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>The city of Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department (EOD) was honored recently to have its staff participate in the filming of a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) National Fair Housing Training Academy video. </p> <p>EOD is committed to ensuring fair housing opportunities through quality fair housing investigations and leadership around important civil rights issues.</p> <p>The video will be used by HUD to inspire current and future generations of civil rights professionals to work together collaboratively to end housing discrimination in all its forms.<br></p><br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
An On-The-Job Friendship is Born out of PHXRespecthttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/953Equal Opportunity2/14/2020 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/Rr9PcyxfxI4An On-The-Job Friendship is Born out of PHXRespect<div class="ExternalClass6E2E641F85D74FEA87E0AA2128B08515"><html> <p>PHXRespect is a one-of-a-kind city of Phoenix training program that promotes all the qualities of a diverse and inclusive workplace like kindness, civility and respect.</p> <p>With nearly 15 thousand jobs in the city of Phoenix, you don’t have to look very far to find employees who exemplify these qualities each day.</p> <p>Meet Ernest and Zack who prove that conversations between co-workers based on mutual respect and diversity awareness can lead to unexpected friendships.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodVideoequal-opportunity
Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 34th Annual Awardshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/938Equal Opportunity2/13/2020 3:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/2CVwiHQTj8UArizona Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 34th Annual Awards<div class="ExternalClass795C013D8A5342CE96C95CC017D62831"><html> <p>​​The annual MLK Awards Breakfast honors community champions who continue to demonstrate their personal commitment to enhancing the dignity of all people while supporting the tenets and core values of Dr. King: Non-Violence, Love, Commitment, Courage, Social Justice, Leadership and Racial Equality.</p> <p>The Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee celebrated its 34th year of promoting cultural diversity, awareness and unity as it seeks to involve all Arizonans in recognizing the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the contributions he left to the world in his quest for equality for all people.</p> <p>The celebration joins forces with the Arizona Interfaith Movement to spearhead promoting responsible citizens for the future through education and service. </p> <p>The Phoenix Human Relations Commission, in collaboration with the Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department, recognizes the accomplishments of people who have made an impact on the quality of life of Phoenix residents and contributed significantly to creating a compassionate and socially just community with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living The Dream Awards and Calvin C. Goode Lifetime Achievement Award.</p> <p>The annual event is organized by the Arizona Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC).</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodVideoequal-opportunity
MLK Award Winners Announcedhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/440Equal Opportunity1/21/2020 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/440/Newsroom_EOD_007.jpgMLK Award Winners Announced<div class="ExternalClass7255DC234A3449BDBA5E8013DB32B6FE"><html> <p>The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday was celebrated this month at the MLK Awards & Scholarship Breakfast “Believe in the Dream."</p><p>The event honored the Calvin C. Goode Lifetime Achievement Award winner and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living the Dream awardees: </p><p><strong>Calvin C. Goode Lifetime Achievement Awardee</strong></p><ul><li>Jesse Ary<br></li></ul><p><strong style="">Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living the Dream Awardees</strong></p><ul><li>Felicia Davis</li><li>Timothy Seay</li><li>Colby Jeffers</li><li>Virginia Fargo<br></li></ul><p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>This event is sponsored by the Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee and supported by the Phoenix Human Relations Commission. </p>Watch <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CVwiHQTj8U&feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">YouTube video​</a> of the awards ceremony.<br><br><p>For more information, visit <a target="_blank" href="http://azmlk.org/">azmlk.org​</a> or call 602-513-8311.​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span></p> <span aria-hidden="true" id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-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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