2014 ODE Group Photo
ODE Logo (2014)

Mission

Serving by holding Multnomah County accountable to ensure access, equity, and inclusion with its services, policies, practices, and procedures. 

Vision

  • We ensure our investments in the community build a more just and equitable Multnomah County.
  • We have a culture of open collaboration, respectful, courageous conversations about institutional barriers to equity
  • We unite around shared values of access, equity, inclusion and equity.
  • Our workplaces are safe and our services are culturally responsive.
  • Our workforce reflects community experience, needs and perceptions.

Office Services

  • Training and Consulting
  • Review Policy, Practice, and Procedures
  • Coordinate Diversity and Equity Initiatives Including the Dignity and Respect Campaign
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Compliance
  • Stakeholder and Community Relations
  • Annual Diversity Conference
  • Employee Resource Group (ERG) Oversight
  • Technical Assistance
  • Office of Diversity and Equity (ODE) Library
  • Affirmative Action Plan
  • Equity Council
  • Facilitate Dialogue

Staff