Empowering Equity & Inclusion in Business: A Conversation with Janel Gomez

In a new episode of Champaign Spotlight, Communications Manager Jeff Hamilton chats with Community Relations Manager and Compliance Officer Janel Gomez. Learn about Janel’s vital work helping others in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Division of the Equity and Engagement Department. She also explains the importance of the City’s Equal Opportunity in Purchasing Ordinance then explains the innovative Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP) and why it’s a game-changer for women and minority-owned businesses. She then shares information about another innovative program aimed at helping small businesses thrive – the Designated Procurement Initiative.  Residents can watch the show on CGTV or CGTV Online.