Boston Mayor Walsh creates Mayor’s Office of Diversity

Mayor Martin Walsh announced the creation of the Mayor’s Office of Diversity on Dec. 2, dedicated to providing strategic leadership to Mayor Walsh’s diversity agenda. With this effort, Walsh will be appointing the City’s first-ever chief diversity officer, Shaun Blugh, and deputy chief diversity officer, Freda Brasfield. Continue reading

Governor Patrick is recognized for growing diversity in state government

Governor Deval Patrick was recognized for his Administration’s efforts to create a state government that reflects the diversity and inclusiveness of communities throughout Massachusetts at the Commonwealth Compact’s 5th Anniversary celebration May 21. Under Governor Patrick’s leadership, over one quarter of executive branch employees are people of color and over half are women. Continue reading