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Diversity Hiring Coalition

The Diversity Hiring Coalition of Maine

Our Mission: To provide leadership and resources that help Maine employers to increase, support, and retain racial and ethnic diversity in the workplace.
The Diversity Hiring Coalition (DHC) is a partnership of private and public sector employers providing leadership and developing resources to help Maine employers increase, support, and retain racial and ethnic diversity in the wrokplace.  The DHC expects to be a resource for job seekers exploring career opportunties with Maine employers, and to provide networking opportunities for member employers.
The Diversity Hiring Coalition is an affiliate of the SHRM Maine State Council, which serves and advances the human resource profession throughout the state. The Diversity Hiring Coalition is an endorsing sponsor of the Maine HR convention.


Thank you for everyone who attended our first meeting of 2015! As always, Bernstein Shur provided an excellent meeting space for us.  A special thank you goes out to Chris Hall, CEO of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, for presenting at our meeting!

Our Next Meeting...

Our next meeting will take place on April 28th.  Jesse Morris from the Wabanaki Federation of Tribes will be joining as our professional development speaker!

Please contact the DHC if you are an HR Professional who is interested in attending.

DHC Networking Advantages

  • Forum to promote employment opportunities
  • Access to resumes of diverse candidates
  • Collaborative minority outreach
  • Networking with other human resource professionals
  • Information about diversity and multi-cultural resources and events
  • Professional development opportunities

DHC Partners Include

The Diversity Hiring Coalition of Maine is a partnership of public and private sector employers. Our members are:

  • Human Resource Managers
  • Recruitment Specialists
  • EEO/Diversity Officers Officers
  • Hiring Agents
  • Placement Personnel

Other News

Maine HR Convention 2015

Registration is NOW OPEN for the 20th Anniversary of the Maine HR Convention!!

Attendee registration is now open for the 2015 Maine HR Convention being held at the Samoset Resort from May 5-8, 2015

To see the full line-up of programs and keynote speakers, go to   Members of SHRM and Maine SHRM Chapters enjoy a member discount.

We hope to see you there!





Best Places to Work 2015

2015 marks the 10th anniversary of the Best Places to Work in Maine program!  

Do your employees take pride in what they do?  Are you a premier employer?  Do your employees consider your company to be good or great?  Find out through the employee engagement survey that is the foundation of the program.

Registration is now open. To learn more and register, go to