October 5, 2020
This information will be shared tonight at the City Council meeting during the City Manager's Report. Participate.
Background - At the Monday, June 15, 2020 Council Meeting, the City Council approved an immediate action planto address systemic racism and injustice in Mill Valley. The plan included the establishment of a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force to review and develop additional actions, investigate best practices, and make specific recommendations to Council for next steps.
Since our last update on September 21, 2020, the following has taken place:
DEI Task Force Formation:
Next steps include
DEI City-Wide Initiatives
Public Art - Perspectives: Past, Present, and Future: This community art project is still on the Downtown Plaza and will remain through October, weather permitting. Learn more.
Affordable Housing - The Housing Advisory Committee held a meeting on September 30 to discuss the “Home Match” Program and a preliminary review and analysis of City-owned parcels to leverage for affordable housing.
Parks and Recreation Commission - At their upcoming meeting on October 7 - There are two DEI-related items on the Agenda: Perspectives; Past, Present and Future Plaza Public Art Update, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives Update.
Police Department Update:
Our Police Department would like to provide an update on AB 953 - “The Racial and Identity Profiling Act of 2015”
Stay Involved, Learn More:
Your participation and input is welcome and encouraged in all City DEI initiatives: