Mecklenburg County's vision for diversity is to be a model diverse organization, meaning the County wants to have diverse workforce that meets the needs of a diverse community.
Diversity refers to the differences and similarities in people. These differences and similarities reflect the variety of human attributes, values, beliefs, characteristics, and experiences in each of us.
The purpose of having a diversity management focus is to ensure the County maximizes the value of diversity and diverse teams within the organization. This means recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and developing employees to their full potential.