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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion leads the development and implementation of initiatives surrounding equity and inclusivity; provides training, resources and facilitation on topics that encourage and challenge us to think and learn from others’ perspectives; assists and supports our internal staff and our external stakeholders and constituents across the state of Indiana. Learn more and meet the Chief Diversity Officer and DEI coordinator at the Indiana Court Times blog and video interview.

Vision

To be a leader in the workplace and state of Indiana where each individual feels welcomed, valued, and supported for success.

Mission

To create, foster, and sustain an environment of inclusivity, and to set priorities that support a commitment to equity.

Values

Belonging - We accept you as you are.
Equity - We support your needs.
Access - We welcome and value all.
Justice - We treat everyone fairly.  
Equality - We hear all voices.
Diversity - We embrace our differences.
Inclusion - We foster a sense of community.


Commission on Equity and Access in the Court System


Contacts

Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

(317) 234-ODEI
odei@courts.in.gov

Gina Forrest, PhD, MPH

Chief Diversity Officer
251 N Illinois Street, Suite 1600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-6528
gina.forrest@courts.in.gov

Princess Darnell, MA

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator
251 N Illinois Street, Suite 1600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-3365
princess.darnell@courts.in.gov