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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Black History Month 2024

Black History Month

Welcome! This news item lists some of the upcoming events to commemorate Black History Month - It is a work in progress as more events are announced. If you know of an event that could be listed here, please send event information to us at dei@cityofmillv...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Mill Valley Housing Element Approved by Housing and Community Development

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After a comprehensive two-year public engagement process that included 12 public meetings, several community workshops, and online surveys, the City of Mill Valley's Housing Element has been approved by the State of California's Department of Housing and ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Reflecting on United Against Hate Week in Mill Valley (November 2023)

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This November, Mill Valley joined over 200 communities nationwide in celebrating United Against Hate Week (November 12-18, 2023). Embracing the powerful message, “We reject hate of any kind and believe that building a safer and more equitable world starts...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: November 9, 2023

Marin County Commission on Aging Update

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During their November 6 meeting, the City Council was presented with valuable information by Kristi Denton Cohen, who serves as Mill Valley's Representative on the Marin County Commission on Aging. To kick off her presentation, she shared some si...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: October 29, 2023

United Against Hate Week Activities

Mill Valley United Against Hate

United Against Hate Week, November 12 - 18, 2023

The City of Mill Valley is joining cities across the country this November for United Against Hate Week. United Against Hate Week (November 12-18, 2023) is a call for local civic action to stop the hate and ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: October 23, 2023

Mayor Carmel Addresses Current Events - Conflict in Middle East and Recent Hate Speech

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At their meeting on Monday, October 16, Mayor Urban Carmel addressed the City Council and community regarding recent events in the Middle East and occurences of hate speech at public meetings.

The Mayor's comments are transcibed below.

"The ev...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: October 5, 2023

Stop Race-based Calls to the Police ("Bias by Proxy")

Be on the lookout for a mailer heading to Mill Valley City residents this upcoming week!

The City of Mill Valley and the Mill Valley Police Department have teamed up with MVFREE to stop race-based calls to the police ("bias by proxy"). Find out m...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: September 18, 2023

City DEI Initiatives Update - September 2023

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

September 18, 2023

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: July 31, 2023

City DEI Initiatives Update - July/August 2023

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

We are more than halfway through the calendar year, and we thought it would be a good time to update community members on the City’s 2023 DEI initiatives. 

DEI planning and initiatives are at the forefront of our agenda, and we remain steadfast in...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: July 19, 2023

Save the Date for the Elder Fraud Community Summit on August 23

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Elder Fraud Community Summit

Guard against elder fraud! Learn to spot scams, protect finances, and secure your peace of mind. Knowledge is power!

Don't miss the opportunity to join a discussion on elder fraud, a crucial topic that impacts seniors locally an...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Pride Month Events

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Pride Month & Pride Flags - At their meeting on Monday, May 15, the City Council adopted a Resolution declaring June, 2023 as LGBTQIA+ Pride Month in the City of Mill Valley and authorized the display of the Pride Flag on City property. Many thanks to...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 15, 2023

DEI Initiatives Update - May 2023

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

Monday, May 15, 2023

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiative...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: April 17, 2023

DEI Initiatives Update - April 2023

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

Monday, April 17, 2023

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiati...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: March 20, 2023

DEI Initiatives Update - March 2023

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

Monday 20, 2023

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: February 23, 2023

City of Mill Valley and Community Members Experiencing Homelessness

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February 23, 2023

Homelessness is an issue impacting many communities across the nation, and we share community concerns about the health and safety of our unhoused neighbors in Mill Valley. We want to assure you that the issue of homelessness in our commu...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Black History Month

Black History Month

Mill Valley City Council:

At their February 6, 2023 meeting, the Mill Valley City Council declared the month of February 2023 as Black History Month. From the proclamation:

"Mill Valley City Council calls upon all the people of Mill Valley to honor the...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: December 27, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - January 2023

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

January 20, 2023

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Lunar New Year Events

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Mill Valley’s Terra Marin School Welcomes The Lunar New Year – January 21, 10am-12pm

From Enjoy Mill Valley: With plenty of gratitude for the rain and with excited expectation for some dry moments to have outdoor events, Terra Marin Sch...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: December 27, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

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From the Marin City CSD and MLK Planning Committee 24th Annual Marin City Dr. MLK Jr. Celebration - Jan 16. The Marin City CSD and MLK Planning Committee presents the 24th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. This celebration w...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: December 27, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - December 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

December 27, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: November 22, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - November 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

November 22, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Mill Valley Police Update on DEI Initiatives

A Message from Police Chief Rick Navarro:

"The Mill Valley Police Department (MVPD) stands firmly on the six pillars of 21st Century Policing. We have leaned forward and not only listened to our community but have taken action. We will continue to wor...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: October 29, 2023

United Against Hate Week Activities (November 2023)

Mill Valley United Against Hate

United Against Hate Week, November 12 - 18, 2023

The City of Mill Valley is joining cities across the country this November for United Against Hate Week. United Against Hate Week (November 12-18, 2023) is a call for local civic action to stop the hate and ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: October 17, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - October 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

October 17, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: September 19, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - September 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

September 19, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: August 25, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - August 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

August 25, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: July 18, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - July 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

July 18, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as th...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: June 21, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - June 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

June 21, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as th...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Freedom Festival - June 18, 2022

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Join us as we will honor our past through celebration of African American Independence Day with live music, poetry, storytelling, activities for all ages and more.

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

How would you spend $2.5 mil to advance equity in your community?

"How would you spend $2.5 million to advance equity in your community?"

The County of Marin is making $2.5 million available, and YOU decide how it will be spent. This new way of making decisions about publicly funded projects is called Participatory Budgeting! 

Join the Participatory Budgeting (PB) Committee! &nb...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 16, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - May 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

May 16, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as the...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: April 18, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - April 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

April 18, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as t...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: March 21, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - March 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

March 21, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as t...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: February 22, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - February 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

February 22, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: January 20, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - January 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

January 20, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: November 30, 2021

DEI Initiatives Update - November 30, 2021

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

November 30, 2021

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: November 15, 2021

DEI Initiatives Update - November 15, 2021

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

November 15, 2021

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: November 1, 2021

DEI Initiatives Update - November 1, 2021

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

November 1, 2021

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: October 19, 2021

City Council Receives Presentation on the Marin County Restrictive Covenants Program

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At their meeting on October 18, 2021, the City Council received a presentation on the County of Marin’s Restrictive Covenant Project from Liz Darby, Social Equity Programs and Policy Coordinator for the Marin County Community Development Agency....

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: October 18, 2021

DEI Initiatives Update - October 18, 2021

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

October 18, 2021

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: October 5, 2021

DEI Initiatives Update - October 4, 2021

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

October 4, 2021

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: September 1, 2021

DEI Initiatives Update - September 20, 2021

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

September 20, 2021

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: September 1, 2021

DEI Initiatives Update - September 1, 2021.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

September 1, 2021

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion