Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Home of the Citizens' Unity Commission

dei-department-logo-round-stackedThe Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion works to ensure that Hampton will be a city that is welcoming, supportive, and inclusive of all citizens, regardless of race, color, class, religion, age disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

The office supports two citizen-based commissions and one advisory group:

Youth Anti-Bullying Policy (PDF) — Effective Sept. 8, 2023

See the combined calendar below for commission meetings, as well as diversity training and events. See the commission tab below for agendas, minutes and membership.

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Hampton Diversity College

The Hampton Diversity College (HDC) is a multi-level and interactive educational program that concentrates on increasing knowledge on the value of diversity, unity, and inclusion in contemporary workplaces and in our community. ....Learn More

Hampton Employees Diversity Training

The City of Hampton's Employee Diversity Training program is designed to help frame and direct the equity and inclusion work of the City of Hampton and its partners in the coming years.....Learn More

Unity Awards

The Unity Awards was established in 2000 to recognize the contributions of individuals, organizations and initiatives that have made a positive impact supporting the importance of diversity in the city of Hampton.....Learn More


Enjoy the following videos and learn how organizations are working together to ensure that our diversity doesn't divide us, rather it unites us as a community.