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Inclusive Insider - June 2024 - Pride Month

Check out the latest edition of the Inclusive Insider Newsletter.

Issue II - June 2024 - Pride Month

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Releases Newsletter

The Inclusive InsiderOn February 8, 2024 the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion team released The Inclusive Insider. This newsletter is one of many to come which will be a valuable resource to stay informed, engaged, and connected with the ongoing initiatives and events that support our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Issue I - February 2024 - Black History Month

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit 2023

On October 18, 2023 the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will host its annual summit. The summit’s focus will be on advocating for workplace diversity and fostering inclusion. This year’s theme will center on creating a culture of inclusive excellence. We are excited to announce Dr. Janice Underwood, Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility for the United States Office of Personnel Management, as the keynote speaker. For more information, please visit the DEI Summit 2023 webpage.

Press Release: State of Delaware Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit Promotes Inclusive Excellence

DHR Welcomes New Chief Diversity Officer

Richard Potter, Jr.On Monday, January 30, 2023, DHR welcomed Richard Potter, Jr., as the new Chief Diversity Officer. More information about this announcement is available on

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion SummitOn June 29, 2022, DHR’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion hosted a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit which reinforced the State of Delaware’s commitment to creating a work environment that is inclusive, diverse, and representative of all Delawareans. Attendees gained valuable insight from a group of experienced diversity, equity, and inclusion leaders who have successfully created and shaped a D&I agenda at their respective places of work. Strategies and practical recommendations for enacting institutional change, building high-impact and inclusive teams, and the power of allyship were highlighted throughout the day.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit | Flickr