Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

31555 W Eleven Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48336-1103

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
LaToya Harvey
Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) & Employee Development

The City of Farmington Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City strives to enable all employees to succeed. Diverse talent is welcomed and an inclusive environment encouraging collaboration and creativity is cultivated. Farmington Hills is committed to building a workforce where people can thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on race, color, or national origin, in any program, service or activity that receives federal funds.

Combines all the dimensions of human identity that make us who we are. This includes our individual characteristics that shape how we see the world – our beliefs, values, worldviews, perceptions, behaviors, communication styles, parenting methods, and our relationships with others.

Promotes fairness by creating a level playing for all involved. Opportunities for advancement are accessible to everyone and everyone is empowered to provide input into decisions that impact them.

Is intentional, actionable and creates an environment where everyone feels valued and respected for their individuality.

DEI Goals

  • To foster an environment where all employees feel safe, respected, and valued.
  • To create a climate were varying viewpoints and opportunities to learn and engage with persons from diverse backgrounds are welcomed.
  • To strengthen recruiting, hiring and promotional practices such that they are equitable and inclusive for all qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or abilities.

DEI Video
Employee DEI Council
Farmington Hills DEI Council is comprised of staff representing a cross section of departments across the City. The Council focuses on fostering a sense of belonging for all employees, plan DEI events and outreach efforts, and help champion the City’s DEI strategic plan.

Farmington Hills Employees Group Shot

Michigan Minority Supplier Diversity Council
The City of Farmington Hills is a corporate member of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). The MMSDC is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization committed to driving economic growth within minority communities.

Multicultural/Multiracial Community Council
Dedicated to promoting awareness and acceptance of diversity in our community. To learn more visit https://ci.farmington.mi.us/Community/MCMRCC.aspx