The Milwaukee 2020 host committee has announced two new staff members aimed at promoting diversity and inclusion with the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee.

Lafayette Crump will serve as vice president of Diversity, Vendor Accountability and Growth, while Jim Milner will be the chief Diversity and Intentional Inclusion adviser.

The committee also announced it will pre-qualify vendors and suppliers with criteria that include: technical expertise, community engagement, environmental efforts such as carbon neutrality and recycling, and worker policies. The last criteria includes a $15 minimum wage and paid sick leave.

See the release here.

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