VERMONT LEAGUE OF CITIES AND TOWNS EQUITY COMMITTEE MEETING
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Via Zoom and in person
VLCT Offices, 89 Main Street, Suite 4
- Call to order by the chair
- Additions and deletions to the agenda
- Approval of the December 20, 2021, minutes
- Vision for Equity
Kindly bring an image, quote, some writing, etc. to the meeting that represents the diversity, equity, and inclusion work we are doing. Committee members will have a chance to share their contributions. We hope to use these to help ground ourselves in our work. Nikki will be incorporating these into a collage.
- Adopt Draft Statement of Equity and Racial Justice
A draft with proposed changes to the VLCT Statement of Equity and Racial Justice (approved by the VLCT Board in 2020) was sent around to all committee members to review and provide feedback on. Action suggested: The committee may wish to adopt the changes and make a recommendation to the VLCT Board of Directors that they adopt the amended statement in lieu of the current statement.
- VLCT Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Framework
Nikki and Wanda have produced a draft framework. This framework will be used as an example of a framework for the work members can undertake AND is the foundation for the VLCT action plan. Action suggested: The committee may wish to formally endorse the framework document.
- Action Plan Brainstorming
Use the framework and the provided “Possible 2022 VLCT Equity Efforts” document to brainstorm action items VLCT can take to help members undertake equity efforts.
- Recruitment of New Members
VLCT intends to issue a call for volunteers for the VLCT Equity Committee before the February meeting.
- Other business
Upcoming Meetings (third Mondays of the Month, from 1-2:30 pm – defaults to Tuesday in event of holiday):
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Monday, March 21, 2022
Monday, April 18, 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022
Monday, June 20, 2022
Monday, July 18, 2022
Monday, August 15, 2022
Monday, September 19, 2022
Monday, October 17, 2022
Monday, November 21, 2022
Monday, December 19, 2022
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