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The Diversity and Inclusion Office Is Hiring

The Diversity and Inclusion Office Is Hiring

Kiran Bains, who heads up the city’s Diversity and Inclusion Office, announced that the department, which Bains currently runs alone, is hiring a special projects manager. “As an office of one, I have deeply appreciated your support in ensuring the success of the Diversity and Inclusion Office. As the year comes to a close, I

Mayor to Attend Vigil for Orlando Victims

Pride Center San Antonio announced today that San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor will join members of the LGBT and allied community for a candlelight vigil on June 16 in honor of the victims of the Orlando shooting. According to a press release, the event, which is being organized by Pride Center San Antonio, will

SA2020 Panel to Discuss Diversity in Local Arts

SA2020, Contemporary Art Month (CAM), the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center (CAM) and the city’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion are presenting a panel discussion on March 29 to discuss diversity and inclusion in the arts. The SA2020 announcement says, “With our fantastic panelists and an audience Q&A, we hope to open a dialogue about inclusion

2015 in Review: Top ten local news stories

1) San Antonio celebrates marriage equality There was joyous celebration in the Alamo City on June 26, the day the Supreme Court made marriage equality a reality. There were church nuptuals and downtown wedding parties jammed the halls of the Bexar County Courthouse. There was a rally in Main Plaza and a block party on

LGBT Chamber, City of SA among diversity awardees

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce was the recipient of a  DiversityFirst award from the local chapter of the Texas Diversity Council at their awards luncheon on November 10 at the University of the Incarnate Word’s Rosenberg Sky Room. The Diversity Council’s award program “recognizes individuals, community groups, nonprofit organizations and business establishments across

Diversity and inclusion officer ready for NDO challenges

Deputy City Attorney Veronica Zertuche says over 100 people applied for the position of diversity and inclusion officer including attorneys, ex-military and corporate executives. In the end, 31-year-old Kiran Bains, an applicant with impressive credentials, got the job. The newly-hired Bains will administer and manage the activities of the Diversity and Inclusion Office, which is

City hires diversity and inclusion officer

The San Antonio Current is reporting the City of San Antonio has hired a diversity and inclusion officer who will administer and manage the activities of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Robert Salcido, a field organizer for Equality Texas, told the Current the city hired Kiran Bains for the position, adding that “he and