The purpose of the Office of Equity and Human Rights is to:
A. Promote equity and reduce disparities within City government;
B. Provide guidance, education and technical assistance to all bureaus as they develop sustainable methods to build capacity in achieving equitable outcomes and service;
C. Work with community partners to promote equity and inclusion within Portland and throughout the region, producing measurable improvements and disparity reductions;
D. Support human rights and opportunities for everyone to achieve their full potential; and
E. Work to resolve issues rooted in bias and discrimination, through research, education, and interventions.