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Welcome to the Commission on Equity & Inclusion

Welcome to the Illinois Commission on Equity and Inclusion! As the Acting Executive Director, I am honored to greet all visitors to our agency's website. At CEI, we are dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout Illinois. Through our efforts, we strive to create a more equitable and inclusive society where everyone has equal access to opportunities and resources. We are committed to fostering collaboration, providing valuable resources, and implementing effective strategies to address the challenges and disparities faced by marginalized communities. I invite you to explore our website and learn more about our mission, programs, and initiatives. Together, let us work towards building a more equitable and inclusive Illinois for all.

- Alexandria Wilson, Acting Executive Director

Our Vision: The Commission on Equity and Inclusion (CEI) will assist minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans, build their American dream by providing fair access to job and contracting opportunities with the State. CEI shall help the State enhance its workplace culture so people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas are respected and valued. CEI will champion all individuals pursuing equitable stakes within the marketplace. 

Our Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

We are dedicated to creating an equitable and inclusive space for everyone wanting to do business with the State of Illinois. At CEI, equity and inclusion are an integral part of what we stand for and who we are.

We believe that our businesses and workforce should reflect the vast diversity of communities this great State serves, and that diverse voices should be elevated and integrated into our daily work. We embrace diversity of identity, experiences, and thoughts; and we actively strive for inclusivity.