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

Register for Free Webinar's
Future Webinar's to be hosted by the Phoenix Women's Commission: 
  • September 2021 - Mental Health Awareness 
  • December 2021 - Salary Negotiations and Pay Equity​
 UPCOMING EVENT:  ADOT DBE & Small Business & Transportation Expo

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 



Nov. 13-19 is Transgender Awareness Weekhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2138Equal Opportunity11/15/2021 9:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2138/Newsroom_EOD_023.jpgNov. 13-19 is Transgender Awareness Week<div class="ExternalClassFCDD5160A47A48BD91C5F324F3CDF3EA"><html> <p>​Each year between Nov. 13 - 19, people and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility about transgender people and address issues members of the community face. The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed annually on Nov. 20 to memorialize those who were murdered due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. </p> <p>To celebrate and help raise the visibility of transgender people, an exhibit was created by the Phoenix LGBTQ Employee Alliance to help educate the public about transgender people, ways to support trans youth and some of the issues the transgender community face. Also included is a memorial that honors the memory of the transgender and gender non-conforming individuals whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence this year; 2021 being the deadliest year recorded. </p> <p>The exhibit can be viewed in the Phoenix City Hall Atrium located at 200 W. Washington St., 1st floor. The exhibit will be available for viewing from Nov. 15 - 30.</p> <div> <br> </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Building Mental Resilience: Turning Power to Bounce Forwardhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2059Equal Opportunity9/14/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2059/Newsroom_EOD_022.pngBuilding Mental Resilience: Turning Power to Bounce Forward<div class="ExternalClassA77F5FD9C3F24D7F9FC21B1700E2FC06"><html> <p>The Phoenix Women's Commission invites residents to an engaging webinar about mental health and resilience. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on mental health for many community members. <br></p> <p>The free virtual event focuses on wellness and the tools needed for effective resilience. It will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. Once <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-mental-resilience-turning-power-to-bounce-forward-tickets-169685412637" target="_blank"><strong>registered</strong></a>, attendees will receive an event link to attend the virtual event. </p> <p> <strong>Special Guest Speaker: </strong>Teri Pipe, PhD, RN<br></p> <p> <img class="" style="margin:5px;width:325px;height:176px;vertical-align:middle;" src="/eodsite/MediaAssets/Dr.%20Teri%20Pipe.jpg" /><br></p> <p>Dr. Teri Pipe is an expert on mindfulness which is a skill set to increase the ability to experience being fully present, focused, and alive. Mindfulness has important implications for resilience within and beyond the healthcare and higher education sectors.</p> <p>Dr. Teri Pipe is Dean Emerita of the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, where she served as Dean from 2011-2018 and as ASU Chief Well-Being Officer from 2017-2021. She is the Founding Director of ASU's Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience. Prior to ASU, Dr. Pipe served as Mayo Clinic Arizona's Director of Nursing Research and Innovation for 11 years. She loves spending time in nature and exploring ways of bringing compassion and well-being more fully into our world.<br></p> <p>Dr. Pipe is an expert on nursing leadership with a focus on interprofessionalism, bringing nurses together with physicians and other health professionals, businesspeople, and policymakers, to help redesign and improve health in the U.S. Her research interests include mindfulness, resilience in professional and clinical populations, health promotion and wellness, positive coping and stress management, oncology, and gerontology. She is a sought-after speaker on the topics of mindfulness, workforce resilience, and self-compassion.<br></p> <p>Dr. Pipe earned her PhD in health policy and administration with a minor in gerontology from Pennsylvania State University, a master's degree in nursing with an emphasis in gerontology from the University of Arizona, and a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Iowa.<br></p> <p> <strong>About the Phoenix Women's Commission</strong> </p> <p>The Phoenix Women's Commission provides advocacy, leadership, and support on issues facing women of all ages to enhance their quality of life. The commission promotes the participation of women in civic and public affairs and advises the mayor and City Council on women's issues. Learn more about the Phoenix Women's Commission.<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Nominations Extended for MLK Awards Programhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1458Equal Opportunity9/8/2021 4:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1458/Newsroom_EOD_013.jpgNominations Extended for MLK Awards Program<div class="ExternalClass00D8AA6B37474DDB861DB9C62C26D706"><html> <p>If you know someone, including youth, who has made an impact on the quality of life of Phoenix residents, we urge you to nominate them for an award.</p> <p>The Living the Dream Award recognizes individuals who embody the ideas of Dr. King through their continued personal commitment to human relations and social justice.</p> <p>The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes exceptional individuals who have made Phoenix a better place to live through a lifelong dedication to promoting social and economic justice, defending civil rights, and enhancing the dignity of all people. Nominations must emulate the lifelong dedication of Calvin C. Goode.</p> <p>The deadline to submit a <a target="_blank" href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUMkZCNlZaTlpVVFhQV0hXTjNHMzdSRjFOSC4u">nomination form</a> online has been extended unitl 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="/eod" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/eod</a> or call 602-534-1279. </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
MLK Celebration Nominationshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2040Equal Opportunity8/26/2021 7:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/8Z0Bexs13B8MLK Celebration Nominations<div class="ExternalClassCCB216E5A1A44DF5AA0919C42CDDAF04"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>The annual Martin Luther King celebration is in January 2022. The MLK Planning Committee is currently taking nominations for some key legacy awards. The deadline is Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. This update provides you with the information you need to know for submitting a nomination.​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> <p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>For more information, visit <a target="_blank" href="/eod">phoenix.gov/eod​</a> or call 602-534-1279. <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodVideoequal-opportunity
Register for a Free Financial Webinarhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1931Equal Opportunity6/2/2021 7:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/YvjCjW-4BGARegister for a Free Financial Webinar<div class="ExternalClass010CBD5285024BEDAC4A25DB6EA1237F"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>Get financially fit with this FREE webinar on Financial Literacy presented by the Phoenix Women's Commission on Tuesday, June 8. </p><p>Watch this Virtual Report to find out how to register and get a sneak peak on what you will learn! ​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><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.   

PHX Respect logo