The Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) promotes equality of economic opportunity for Jersey City residents from underrepresented demographics through supplier diversity, workforce diversity, workplace inclusion, and contract compliance initiatives.

ODI collaborates with city departments, such as the Office of Abatement & Compliance and the Division of Purchasing, outside agencies, and community partners, to accomplish the goals of the office.

Business Diversity Directory Form
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion maintains a directory of all certified Minority-owned (MBE)/Woman-owned (WBE)/Small Business (SBE)/Veteran-owned (VOB)/Disadvantaged (DBE)enterprises registered to do business with the City. Qualified businesses will need the following to register:  New Jersey MBE/WBE/SBE/VOB/DBE Certification. If you wish to register, click here.

New Vendor Form

To register as a vendor with the City of jersey City please complete the New Vendor Registration Form. Qualified businesses will need a New Jersey Business Registration Certificate and a completed w-9. If wish to register, click here.


Department Contact Info

For updates on the Office of Diversity & Inclusion follow @JCODI_GOV on Twitter.


PLA/PECA Laborer Registration Form
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion works in conjunction with the Office of Tax Abatement and Compliance to ensure construction developers and property managers utilize minority, women, and local laborers on tax abated projects. If you are a Jersey City construction laborer and would like to be considered for project referrals, please register here.

Doing Business with Jersey City

In collaboration with the Division of Purchasing and Jersey City Economic Development Corporation, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosts a bi-annual seminar that teaches MBE/WBE/SBE/VOB/DBE owners how to obtain small business loans and become a vendor for the City of Jersey City. This seminar introduces business owners to the municipal procurement processes and helpful resources for expanding their businesses.  

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