Office of Multicultural Affairs
The City of Chattanooga Office of Multicultural Affairs was established in November 2005 by City Ordinance 11767, to cultivate an environment of understanding, respect and equality of rights for the diverse cultural populations of Chattanooga. It seeks to encourage understanding and goodwill, promote justice, and work toward eliminating discriminatory practices between and among the citizens of Chattanooga because of race, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity. 3-1-1, may be called for individuals who feel they are a victim of discrimination.
- Provide the resources and information small, minority, and women-owned businesses need to compete for business opportunities with the City of Chattanooga.
- Work to promote goodwill among City of Chattanooga employees. Open up employment and promotion opportunities within the City to under-represented groups.
- Be a presence in the community, promoting diversity and inclusion on behalf of the City of Chattanooga.