The Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee was established by Resolution 2017R-499, to serve as an advisory board to the City Council, Mayor and City Departments on City policies, practices, budget and other matters that it determines to be appropriate, related to addressing racism and racial inequities and promoting racial justice and racial equity in the City enterprise and in the City as a whole.
The Committee will advise the Racial Equity Steering Committee on the creation and implementation of the Racial Equity Action Plan and provide an annual evaluation report to the community on the City’s progress addressing racial inequities and closing racial disparities.
The committee is comprised of 17 voting members. At least one member from each of the 13 wards are appointed by the City Council and two members are appointed by the Mayor, with one seat available to a person appointed by the Minneapolis School Board and one by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, with a priority on racial balance. Members serve two-year terms. There is a residency requirement unless waived by the City Council.
Meetings are held in room 317 City Hall unless otherwise agreed upon by the Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee membership. Meetings shall be open to the public, subject to the requirements of the Minnesota Open Meeting Law. Meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities.
Applications are closed.
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