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Affordable Housing Update - Two Upcoming Events

September 14, 2021 

City Council will meet on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm to consider the affordable housing proposal at 1 Hamilon Dr. Also a reminder to participate in the upcoming Housing Element Update Workshop on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm

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Marin County Job Fair

July 26, 2021 

Looking for a new job? The Marin Council of Chambers, Workforce Alliance of the North Bay, College of Marin, and CareerPoint North Bay will host a virtual job fair on Tuesday, August 3.

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Uncomfortable Conversations with Black Men

May 27, 2021 

On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, communities around the nation commemorated the first anniversary of the death of George Floyd. Members of the Mill Valley Police Department participated in a roundtable discussion entitled “Uncomfortable Conversations with Black Men.”

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DEI Work Plan Update to Council May 17

May 10, 2021 

At their meeting on May 17, 2021, the City Council will receive a report and update from City staff on items in the Mill Valley Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Work Plan under the purview of the City Manager Department, Human Resources, Recreation, Arts, and Library.

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Building Bridges Book Club

April 5, 2021 

Read and discuss a book of poems with others who appreciate poetry and would like to take a closer look at form, structure, and craft. Discussions will be lively and interactive, and participants will have a chance to share thoughts and ask questions. Come prepared to read favorite poems, lines, and passages from the book aloud.

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Southern Marin Fire District Launches Diversity Initiatives

April 1, 2021 

At their meeting on March 24, 2021, the Southern Marin Fire District (SMFD) Board of Directors received an update on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) activities and adopted three strategic initiatives with the goal of creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive agency and culture.

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8 Books Remix: Episode 23 Remix: Brandy Colbert

February 18, 2021 

Librarian Natalie McCall chats with Brandy Colbert, award-winning author of books for children and teens (The Voting Booth, Little & Lion, The Revolution of Birdie Randolph, Finding Yvonne, Pointe, The Only Black Girls In Town).

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Connor's Story

February 4, 2021 

Meet Connor, a talented photographer and staff member of the Mill Valley Community Center, and learn how everyone benefits when we build an inclusive, welcoming place for us all.

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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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