The Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee provides advice to Town of Mono Council on matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The mandate for the Mono DEI Advisory Committee will be to advise and make recommendations to Town of Mono Council, and to provide a monitoring and measuring role to help ensure that the Town Council applies a diversity, equity and inclusion lens to its policies, services, programs and practices, including:
Providing insight, advice, and recommendations to Town Council relating to the following:
identifying systemic barriers faced in accessing municipal services, information, programs and facilities;
strategies for building connections and fostering a deeper sense of inclusion and belonging especially for marginalized groups in the Town;
propose local municipal initiatives, services, and policies to meet changing needs of a diverse community;
employment and employee awareness policies, initiatives, and programs.
Providing recommendations on opportunities for education and awareness programs for the Committee, Council and staff on anti-racism, diversity, equity and inclusion in consultation with Town Council, the Town CAO, and within the budget allocated by Town Council.
Liaise with organizations and stakeholders, particularly those from marginalized groups including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, and 2SLGBTQIA+ community members to facilitate discussions that promote broader understanding and engagement between residents of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
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