Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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The City of Mill Valley is committed to deliver service to our community and visitors in a compassionate and equitable manner. The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. This page serves as a clearinghouse for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, at the City and throughout our community.

What is the latest update? See the news items below for the latest news.

What has been done since early June? A lot! Check out our timeline of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives

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Black Lives Matter Public Art Installation

July 23, 2020 

The Back Lives Matter public art installation on a traffic signal control box at the corner of East Blithedale and Camino Alto was commissioned by the Arts Commission as a response to community interest in showing support for members of the Black community who have experienced discrimination and individual, institutional, and structural racism.

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DEI Initiatives Update - July 6, 2020

July 6, 2020 

At their June 15, 2020 meeting, the Mill Valley City Council directed the formation of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force to review and develop additional actions, investigate best practices, and make specific recommendations to Council for next steps.

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City of Mill Valley to Adopt Black Lives Matter Resolution

June 17, 2020 

After a powerful, 5-hour community meeting on June 15, with over 200 participants, on the topic of Black Lives Matter, the City Council will consider at their next meeting in July the adoption of a Resolution stating that Black Lives Matter, that racial equity is a matter of local importance, and committing to the development of a plan towards creating a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community for people of all racial and socioeconomic backgrounds, including those who live, work, attend school, and visit Mill Valley.

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Black Lives Matter

June 5, 2020 

The staff at the Mill Valley Public Library believes Black Lives Matter is, has been, and will always be of local importance.

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