Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

The Augusta, Georgia Commission values diversity.  It commits to the inclusion of all employees, citizens, and visitors whereas individuals can safely work, live, and play.
One Augusta is our motto.  We strive to create a community for all people, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin,
disability, military service or status, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, local laws.
Please review our continuous inclusion efforts.

Augusta, Georgia LGBTQ Liaison

The LGBTQ Liaison reports to the Mayor and Commission and serves as an accessible and friendly ear to the county’s LGBTQ community and elevates LGBTQ-related concerns to county administration and county officials.
The LGBTQ Liaison meets monthly with representatives of Equality Augusta to develop strategies of inclusion, non-discrimination, and non-harassment in Augusta, Georgia.

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Municipal Equality Index

Augusta, Georgia is one of many communities in the State of Georgia that is evaluated by the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index (MEI) for equality of municipal laws, policies, and services affecting the LGBTQ community.
Each year, Augusta, Georgia receives a scorecard to report inclusion progress for LGBTQ citizens.
Please review this year’s scorecard to see how Augusta, Georgia ranks.

More About the HRC


HRC MEI Scorecard