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Opportunity in Omaha is Not Yet Equitable. We’re Working on It.

Omaha is a vibrant, prosperous city with a low unemployment rate and cost of living. We pride ourselves on unique attractions and consistently find ourselves on “Best Places to Live” lists. Yet, in numerous indicator areas, marginalized populations report disparities significantly higher than that of peers.


of the Greater Omaha population is projected to be minorities by 2050

2022 CODE Organizational Assessment Regional Report 

Each year, CODE Employer Coalition members are given the option to participate in an assessment. Each participating organization receives access to a dashboard containing their data and an executive summary with recommendations based on academic research. Additionally, the results are aggregated into a regional report to help the community identify areas for improvement related to workplace diversity and inclusion.

In 2022, responses were collected from 1,411 employees from 14 organizations total. The employee survey included 53 questions. The first 11 assessed demographics, and the remaining 42 questions assessed: 

      • Perceptions of Organizations’ Mission/Values 
      • Perceptions of Leaders 
      • Perceptions of Talent Management 
      • Perceptions of Diversity Training 
      • Perceptions of Employee Resource Groups 
      • Perceptions of Conflict & Compliance Policies 
      • Perceptions of Internal and External Organizational Communications 
      • Perceived Inclusion 
      • Perceived Organizational Support for DEI 
      • Employee Support for DEI 
      • Perceived Fairness 
      • Perceptions of Organizations’ Social Justice Efforts 
      • Perceptions of Organizations’ COVID Responses 

Career and Opportunity for Minorities in Omaha


of Black young professionals surveyed aspire to own a small business


of Omaha’s minority population owns a business. This is lower than the national average (7.0%)


of all Omaha young professionals surveyed felt their workplace was not diverse


of Black young professionals surveyed felt they have equal opportunity for promotion and advancement

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Consider taking the pledge to increase diversity in your organization and to create an inclusive work environment for your employees.