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Diversity Steward

Nominations for the 2023 California Diversity Awards are now closed. Thank you for submitting nominations for DE&I leaders in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors.

CALIFORNIA DIVERSITY AWARDS

This year, we will recognized committed corporations, public officials, and nonprofits that are moving the dial in creating a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable California. View selection criteria below.


View Nominee Selection Criteria and Details

Corporation

Nominate a corporate diversity steward that demonstrates a commitment to DE&I through intentional efforts to create inclusive environments and equitable opportunities for its workforce, leadership, suppliers, and communities they serve.

Selection Criteria

Public Official

Nominate a local or state public leader who has a demonstrated track record of uplifting diverse communities through their policy priorities and ensuring inclusive community investments.


Selection Criteria

Community

Nominate a local or statewide nonprofit organization that is working toward equitable solutions to address issues faced by California’s diverse communities, including leveling the playing field when it comes to accessing opportunities and resources.

Selection Criteria

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SELECTION TIMELINE

March 30, 2023

May 1, 2023
at 12:00 p.m. PT

April 25 – May 15

 

Late May

June 29

Nomination period opens

Nomination period closes

Selection Committee to review nominations, grade based on the identified selection criteria, and meet to make final decisions

Award Recipients announced

California Diversity Awards Luncheon

March 30, 2023
Nominations period opens

May 1, 2023 at 12:00 pm PT
Nominations period closes

April 25 – May 15
Selection Committee to review nominations, grade based on the nominations matrix and meet to make final decisions

Mid-June
Award Recipients announced

June 29
California Diversity Awards Luncheon

SELECTION COMMITTEE

The selection committee consists of nine diverse California leaders — three board member representatives each from the California African American, Asian Pacific, and Hispanic Chambers of Commerce.