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The DEI Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia

We advocate for the principles and practice of diversity, equity, and inclusion within our Appalachian Highlands community. Together, we’re contributing to a brighter future for our region’s economic development and a safer place for individuals, families, and businesses to call home.

Who we are

The DEI Alliance is a group of local professionals, business owners, and volunteers who are passionate about supporting and evolving our region’s key pillars of economic development, social impact, and community growth. We support our mission by offering programs and resources to our community that make lasting impactful and incremental change.

Join the network

Individuals, small business owners, and corporate groups are invited to join the DEI Alliance community.

Explore DEI resources

Diversity, equity, and inclusion education, training, and thought leadership

Upcoming events

DEI Annual Summit, monthly meet-ups, and virtual webinars