Peoria’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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Defining Diversity

The city of Peoria defines diversity as ensuring that everyone feels recognized, safe, and treated with mutual respect. Diversity respects and recognizes the visible and invisible attributes of all people. Diversity is supported by communication, which is the vital link that brings employees, customers, and members of the community together.

Mission Statement

The city of Peoria’s diversity mission is to create an inclusive culture that can only be achieved in an environment that fosters mutual respect of all people, thereby creating a stronger community.

Value Statement

The city of Peoria follows an unwavering adherence to the principles of respecting diversity, and insuring inclusive practices. Through the leadership of our interdepartmental Diversity Committee, we work to assure that the Peoria community, as well as all city of Peoria governmental departments, is welcoming, and respectful to everyone.

Contact Information

Diversity Committee Chair –

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator – (Visit Peoria's ADA Compliance webpage)

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Liaison–