Office of Equity & Opportunity

The office of Equity and Opportunity is responsible for fostering equality and understanding by supporting the efforts of the city's policy, leadership in seeking social and economic justice for all Hartford residents.

Department Head

Karen Taylor, Director of Equity & Opportunity

Karen T. Taylor

Karen “Kae” Taylor has over a decade of experience shaping inclusive environments in higher education, corporate, and government sectors. She is leading the inaugural Office of Equity and Opportunity to create more equitable processes and partnerships that benefit City colleagues and communities. She is a long time Hartford resident and earned her B.A from Trinity College.

The Office of Equity and Opportunity will serve as a center of Excellence to support a culture of professionalism, engagement, equity and inclusion for employees and leaders and departments.