In this DEI Update, Jillian Harvey, Arlington’s Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion discusses the Town’s efforts toward engaging a consultant to conduct a Community Equity Audit and hire a new Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, both funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Also discussed is a recap on the MLK Jr. Birthday Observance and a look forward to what to expect to see around town during Black History Month and more.
00:00 Community Equity Audit & new positions Outreach Coordinator and ADA Coordinator
07:00 Updates on Rainbow, Human Rights, and Disability Commissions
07:45 MLK Jr Observance recap
09:50 Black History Month / Elevating Arlington Voices of Color
14:33 Black History Month Banners