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File #: 71036    Version: Name: Accepting the Final Report of the President's Work Group on Racial Justice, Antiracism and Equity
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2022 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 4/19/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Enactment date: 5/31/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00411
Title: Accepting the Final Report of the President's Work Group on Racial Justice, Antiracism and Equity
Sponsors: Nasra Wehelie, Charles Myadze, Brian Benford, Sheri Carter, Nikki Conklin, Barbara Harrington-McKinney
Attachments: 1. Racial Equity Workgroup Final Report and Resources.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution accepts the Final Report of the President's Work Group on Racial Justice, Antiracism and Equity. Accepting the report does not constitute adoption or rejection of any recommendations. No appropriation is required.

 

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Accepting the Final Report of the President's Work Group on Racial Justice, Antiracism and Equity

 

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WHEREAS, the President’s Workgroup on Racial Equity, Antiracism, and Equity was established by RES-21-00355; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Workgroup is charged with providing policy recommendations on participatory budgeting and creating a framework for all of the boards, committees and commissions (BCCs) around antiracism, equity and inclusion training; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Workgroup met eleven times between August of 2021 and April of 2022; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Workgroup members are Alder Nasra Wehelie (Chair), Alder Charles Myadze (Vice Chair), Alder Brian Benford, Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Alder Nikki Conklin, and Alder Sheri Carter; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Workgroup produced a Final Report that provides recommendations on ways to increase education, communication, community connections, and equitable engagement in budgeting and on BCCs;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Madison Common Council accepts the Final Report of the President’s Workgroup on Racial Equity, Antiracism, and Equity.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Common Council thanks the members of the Workgroup for their dedication and efforts.

 

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