Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

North Texas is home to a high-growth and diverse population. The North Texas Commission is committed to supporting equity and inclusion for all North Texans. We are engaged in advocating for nondiscriminatory legislation at the state and federal levels, convene leaders throughout the region to share best practices and provide educational resources for North Texans who want to learn and be more inclusive in their workplaces and communities.

In 2021, we will host our 3rd annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion summit. Last year, industry and civic leaders attended our summit, engaged in interactive discussions and shared actionable ideas to affect change.

In addition to our annual summit, we host webinars to provide in-depth information on diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome all North Texans to take individual responsibility as well as corporate responsibility to be intentional, inclusive and strive for equity.

DE&I Resources

PERRYMAN STUDY

Recently, Dr. Ray Perryman shared research on the economic impact of nondiscriminatory policies.

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Racism as a Public Health Crisis

This panel discussion covered why health disparities continue to be a problem, and what we can do to ensure equity among the social determinants of health.

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Resources

We recognize an awakening in our region to better understand the history of racism and how we can be more engaged in creating racial equity.

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U.S. Chamber Diversity & Inclusion  Coalition

In response to President Trump's Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. The U.S. Chamber, on behalf of the Diversity and Inclusion Coalition, wrote a letter urging the President to withdraw the Executive Order. The Commission was one of two North Texas organizations to sign the letter.

2020 DE&I Summit

In February 2020, we held our 2nd annual Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Summit. Click below to learn more about the 2020 Summit.

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"This is not a moment, it's a movement." Featuring AT&T's Ken McNeely

A conversation on diversity and equity featuring AT&T's President of the Western Region, Ken McNeely.

UPCOMING DE&I EVENTS

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