Equity & Inclusion

Embracing Equity and Inclusion. Celebrating Differences


Our mission is to embrace differences, and encourage belonging by fostering relationships to advocate community engagement, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to educating and nurturing employees, member cities, business and community  organizations to embrace differences for the betterment of all.

Goals and Priorities

  • Equip cities with tools and resources to create a foundation for sustainable and equitable economic prosperity for their cities and residents by creating an environment that values differences, fosters relationships, and seeks a spirit of belongingness.
  • Foster healthy lines of communication that yield sustainable change.
  • Deliver training and technical assistance to cities.
  • Execute on the Equity and Inclusion Commission’s Final Report.