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Equity Toolkit and Reports

City Policies that Focus on Equity and Inclusion

Social Vulnerability Index Map of Albuquerque with all Public Facilities and Council District Boundaries


Equity Profile of Albuquerque

The City of Albuquerque released an Equity Profile of Albuquerque which shows that inequities and disparities are holding the city back and that closing racial gaps in economic opportunity and outcomes is key to our city's future. View a summary of the Equity Profile of Albuquerque.

Culture Change Report 2021

Since the Keller administration launched the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) in 2018, more than 1,950 City employees and community members have received diversity, equity, and inclusion training. The City’s Culture Change Initiative Report documents the efforts the City has undertaken to normalize conversations about equity and make progress toward a more inclusive Albuquerque.

Culture Change Report 2020

LGBTQ Report 2021

The City of Albuquerque has moved from a ‘B’ to an ‘A’ on a report card compiled by the national Human Rights Campaign that measures how well a city supports its LGBTQ+ community. The City earned a score of 86.

The 2020 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) Report rated more than 500 cities nationwide based on how inclusive municipal laws, policies, and services are of LGBTQ+ people who live and work in those cities. Cities are rated based on non-discrimination laws, the municipality as an employer, municipal services, law enforcement, and the city leadership's public position on equality.

First Year Reflections Report

The Office of Black Community Engagement published the First Year Reflection Report. The purpose of this report is to share the first year reflections and provide an overview of data collected and analyzed specific to Black communities in Albuquerque.

Language Access Progress Report 

City Council unanimously passed a Language Access Resolution in December 2021, further directing departments to provide language access and to budget for language services. The Language Access Resolution (R-21-231) makes OEI responsible for providing departments with technical assistance, reviewing departmental language access plans and conducting periodic, random reviews of departments to check for language accessibility. Below are quarterly reports on status updates on compliance and spending by departments.

Workforce Diversity Report

Under the administration of Mayor Tim Keller, the Office of Equity and Inclusion in 2018 began examining how well the City is developing, recruiting and hiring a diverse pool of applicants so that we can become a role model for equity and inclusion, while providing good service and good jobs for those who need it the most. The Workforce Diversity Report provides a comprehensive analysis of workforce demographics. 

Eviction Prevention Report

The Eviction Prevention Report discusses the City’s accomplishments, challenges, data analysis, and future plans to reach Albuquerque’s most vulnerable populations with the emergency rental assistance they need.

Bank On Burque: A Municipal Blueprint for Financial Empowerment in Albuquerque

Mayor Tim Keller announced the Bank On Burque Blueprint for Financial Empowerment in June following a six-month stakeholder engagement process. The blueprint focuses on what the City of Albuquerque can do to promote access to safe, affordable banking and financial education among City employees and community members.

The Bank On Burque Blueprint for Financial Empowerment touches on four keys of financial empowerment emphasized by Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE), who provided funding and technical assistance to the City for the blueprint process: asset building; banking access; consumer financial protection; and financial education and counseling.