With Diversity Comes Strength


To promote a fair, equitable and accessible environment for the City of Tempe community and workforce.  To educate through programming and celebrate through events Tempe's rich diversity.


The City of Tempe is proud to be a recipient of the 2015 Human Rights Campaign Community Action Award! Please see the video below.

Community Action Award -City of Tempe

 The Diversity Office is responsible for four main functions:

  • Serving as a resource and a safe haven for employees on diversity initiatives and employee relations; facilitating the consistency of Tempe's workforce policies and practices.
  • Coordinating community and workforce special programs and events.
  • Promoting an accessible environment for the city and community, and providing assistance with access and ADA issues.
  • Overseeing the functions of the city-wide Inclusion Training. 

The Diversity Office is very committed to providing the best services possible to City of Tempe employees and the Tempe community. From our workforce initiatives to our community programs and services, the Diversity Office strives to promote fairness and inclusion.

Workforce Initiatives

Safe Haven . Mentoring Program . Gay/Straight Alliance . Women in Networking . City-Wide Diversity Recruitment . Diversity Steering Committee . Diversity Strategic Plan . Inclusion Training . Multicultural Taskforce Report . Women's Taskforce Report . Domestic Partner Benefits . Transgender Workforce Guidelines . Personnel Rules and Regulations Diversity Section . New Employee Orientation . Jamieson and Gutierrez Audit Report 2002 . Jamieson and Gutierres Follow-Up Audit Report 2005

Programs and Events

Tempe Tardeada . MLK Diversity Awards . Regional Unity Walk . Adult and Teen Diversity Dialogues . "Who's Your Neighbor?" brown bag luncheon . Mayor's Disability Awards


Vial of Life Program . Lockbox Program . City-wide ADA Self Evaluation . Mayor's Commission on Disabilities . Mayor's Disability Awards . Access Tempe Brochure . Adapted Recreation Classes . IRS Disability Pamphlet

Meet the Staff

Rosa Inchausti, Diversity Director
Ginny Belousek, Sr. Diversity Specialist
Michele Stokes, ADA Compliance Specialist
Dee Hodson, Administrative Assistant

Boards, Commissions, and Committees

Human Relations Commission
Mayor's Commission on Disability Concerns
Tardeada Working Committee
African American Advisory Committee

Community Demographics and Information

 Census Information . Helpful Resources

Diversity Supplier Program

Engineering Program
Financial Services Procurement Office Program


Contact Information:

 Rosa Inchausti, Diversity Director
 Ginny Belousek, Sr. Diversity Specialist  
 Michele Stokes, ADA Accessibility Specialist
 Dee Hodson, Administrative Assistant


 Mailing Address:  Physical Address:
 City of Tempe  City of Tempe Municipal Building
 Diversity Office  31 E. Fifth Street
 P. O. Box 5002  Diversity Office, 2nd Floor
 Tempe, AZ 85280  Tempe, AZ 85281
 Phone:  480-350-2905  Fax:  480-350-2907


Para mas información en español sobre las actividades de la oficina de la diversidad en la ciudad de Tempe, por favor, nos llame al 480-350-8999. Tenemos personas bilingües disponibles para ayudarles.

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