Legislative Accomplishment

Require all state agencies to implement a diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan

House Bill 1993, sponsored by Delegates Alex Askew and Delores McQuinn, requires state agencies to establish and maintain comprehensive diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plans in coordination with the Governor’s Chief Diversity Officer.

“The comprehensive emphasis on equity-minded legislation throughout the 2021 General Assembly session has been historic,” said Secretary of Administration Grindly Johnson. “This legislation makes Virginia a national exemplar in fostering the business case for organizational effectiveness in our state agencies.”

Read more: https://www.fcnp.com/2021/02/26/northam-unveils-one-virginia-inclusion-initiative/