Diversity Advantage Team

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Elaine Acacio

Elaine Acacio, Diversity and Inclusion Administrator

(eacacio@bellevuewa.gov, 425-452-4246)
Elaine supports and implements initiatives that promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the city's training, hiring and contracting. Elaine also works to ensure language access at Bellevue.

Prior to joining the Diversity Advantage team, Elaine worked in higher education and international development, including a 13-year tenure in Latin America. Elaine works to enhance policies and practices related to equity. She also has trained staff to be more culturally aware.

Sade Britt

Sade Britt, Equity Coordinator

(sbritt@bellevuewa.gov, 425-452-2808)

Sade provides program coordination and support for special projects, community events and citywide initiatives that ensure equitable access and inclusion for all of Bellevue’s residents.

Before joining the city, Sade advocated for equity in schools, most recently helping high schools around the country implement advanced placement programs accessible for all students, including students of color and from low-income households.