Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Ensuring that the City of St. Louis is a model of diversity and inclusion, that it reflects the many faces, cultures and walks of life, that make up our City.

Email (314) 622-4068 More contact info

Guiding Principles

The City of St. Louis is comprised of 79 neighborhoods, each with its own identity, distinctive characteristics and cultural heritage.  As our neighborhoods continue to grow and evolve, Mayor Slay has established the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to reinforce his commitment to ensuring that the services provided and supported by our local government represent a strong and vibrant model of diversity and inclusion for ALL residents of St. Louis City. 


Mayor Francis Slay Initiates Racial Equity Training for City Employees
Focusing City Budgets, Policies Through Racial Equity Lens

Inmates at City Jails to Receive Focused Assistance Reentering Community
Integrated Health Network Promotes Health Among Justice-Involved Young Adults Office of Minority Health's $1.8M RE-LINK Grant Supports Mayor’s PIER Plan

June 2016 - National Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
There have been several significant civil rights events in recent years on the national and local level that have supported LGBTQI communities.

City of St. Louis Launches PIER Plan Neighborhood Events
Free, Family Fun with a Healthy Twist Offered at O'Fallon Park Rec Center

New Development Opportunities Take Flight at Airport’s Business Diversity Forum
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport will host the 2016 Business Diversity Forum: Diverse Opportunities to Create New Successes on Friday April 1, 2016. The event is free, and will be held from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Terminal 1 Concourse B.

City of St. Louis Civil Rights Enforcement Agency Hosts Fair Housing Conference
Expanding Opportunities and Creating Equity Conference February 5-6, 2016, at Saint Louis University School of Law.

Mayor Slay Names Community Leaders to Crime Commission
Commissioners to Review PIER Plan, Develop Recommendations to Reduce Crime.

Mayor Slay Nominates New Candidate to Serve on City's First Civilian Oversight Board
This Friday the Board of Aldermen will introduce Mayor Francis Slay's nomination for the seventh member of the City's newly-established Civilian Oversight Board.

Mayor Slay Announces Early Success of Civil Liberties Jobs Program
Pilot Provides Young People Jobs, Training, and Reduced Court Fines

Public Safety Portal and PIER Plan
A dynamic report of City initiatives focused on reducing crime and building long-term neighborhood stability.

Mayor Slay Nominates Seven Candidates to Serve on City's First Civilian Oversight Board
This citizens board will be responsible for independently receiving and reviewing complaints about the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

Mayor Francis Slay Issues Statement on Historic Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality
Mayor Francis Slay Issues Statement on Historic Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality: Obergefell v. Hodges

Effective 6.5.2015: Bill Establishing Civilian Oversight Board
A board bill signed by Mayor Francis Slay to establish a Civilian Oversight Board in the City of St. Louis becomes effective as law.

Mayor Slay's Office of Diversity/Inclusion Hosts Leadership Symposium
“Investing in the Potential and Sharing the Values of Community Leadership”

Celebrating Women's History Month: Protesters Matter
by Comptroller Darlene Green. Celebrating women who march, protest and take a stand

"Celebrating the Past to Awaken the Future"
Pride St. Louis celebrates its past and moves to its new downtown home.


HUD Fair Housing Act
Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council
St. Louis Effort For AIDS
St. Louis Gender Foundation
St. Louis LGBT History Project
St. Louis Mosaic Project

Contact Information


Phone: (314) 622-4068
Fax: (314) 622-4061

1200 Market , City Hall Rm 200
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

Map for the above address
Get directions to this address

Was this page helpful?      

Comments are helpful!
500 character limit

Feedback is anonymous.