Los Angeles Fire Department launches diversity, equity and inclusion bureau

  • Source: Los Angeles Daily News - Metered Site
  • Published: 11/23/2022 12:00 AM

The Los Angeles Fire Department launched its first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Bureau on Tuesday, Nov. 22, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Fire Chief Kristin Crowley announced. The bureau, which is expected to be operational next month, will focus on a commitment to “engaging the voices and respecting the humanity of its members” that includes “how it handles recruitment and hiring, workplace conduct, retention and promotion,” according to Garcetti’s office. “We believe in, and are committed to, justice in Los Angeles — and we focus an equity lens on every aspect of our work,” Garcetti said. “The Bureau of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will help to ensure that our progress is permanent and we’re always moving forward with a city government and institutions that reflect and value our diversity.”


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