Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

Our Commitment

Dedicated to improving lives, we are committed to implementing equitable, diverse and inclusive initiatives across the organization with our residents, employees and community stakeholders at the forefront.

Guiding Principle

Our guiding principle is to create a more equitable housing environment between housing entities, community partners and government agencies.

In the Community

Exploring Compassion Through the Lived Experiences of Public Housing Residents

Residents who utilize the organization’s housing assistance programs participated in a panel discussion during DreamWeek, sharing how compassion has helped them navigate through their unique experiences and challenges as housing participants.

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DreamHour Speaker Series

Dr. Jeneise Briggs, director of equity, diversity and inclusion, led a discussion with San Antonio community leaders on compassion being an organizational core value and the impact it has on residents who utilize our services as part of DreamWeek San Antonio’s DreamHour Speaker Series.

Advancing Equity in the Housing Sector

San Antonio community leaders came together for a panel discussion on the intersectionality of housing justice, identity and representation, sparking equity in our community.

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Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Workgroup

A cross functional action team composed of employees from all departments across the organization established in September 2022. The workgroup works collaboratively on processes, policies, performance evaluations and other aspects of EDI work that requires a unified approach and decision making. 

Recognitions and Awards

San Antonio Business Journal, 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nonprofit Award

2023 CLPHA Housing IS 2023 Conference Session

2023 San Antonio Area Foundation Equity Fellows Program Participant

2024 MTW Conference Session 

In the News

Addressing and Enhancing Equity

“We’re going to need partners. We’re going to need community organizations, we’re going to need all the support, we’re going to need state, local, federal. It’s going to take all of us looking at [how] we serve the most disenfranchised families in our communities.”

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Connect With Us

Dr. Jeneise Briggs

Director of Equity, Diversity of Inclusion

[email protected] | 210.557.4341