The Department of Human Resources has made minimal gains in minority hiring over the past year, several Black and Latino aldermen complained Wednesday. Both groups also raised skepticism that a new Chief Diversity Officer would improve those numbers. Efforts to broaden diversity among the Chicago Police Department’s new pool of recruits over the next two years were also called into question at a two hour hearing on DHR Commissioner Soo Choi’s proposed $7.2 million dollar budget.

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