Racial Equity Committee

Mission Statement

To identify, expose, and recommend ways to overturn far-reaching and longstanding systemic and structural racist policies, behaviors and decision making in the Town of San Anselmo and our community. We will achieve social justice, racial equity, and inclusion by partnering with our community as well as other organizations to actively eliminate inequities, welcome many perspectives, and create a safe and inclusive town that works for everyone. We will educate and activate individuals and organizations to invest in interrupting racism, bias, bigotry, and prejudice as a shared responsibility to increase the success for all groups.

 Charge 

The charge of the Racial Equity committee is to examine issues of racial equity, social justice, systemic racial bias, and diversity in the Town and to make recommendations to the Town Council related to addressing the identified issues.The purpose of the committee is to identify and address implicit biases in the Town’s rules, policies, ordinances and employment practices. The committee will also explore additional opportunities to examine and/or address issues of racial equity, social justice, systemic racial bias, and diversity in the Town and develop strategies and tactics to ensure that the Town’s rules, policies and laws are fair, equitably enforced and free of biases of any kind. 

Purpose 

The purpose of the committee is to identify and address implicit biases in the Town’s rules, policies, ordinances and employment practices. The committee will also explore additional opportunities to examine and/or address issues of racial equity, social justice, systemic racial bias, and diversity in the Town and develop strategies and tactics to ensure that the Town’s rules, policies and laws are fair, equitably enforced and free of biases of any kind. 

Resolution establishing Racial Equity committee
Town Council voted to establish the Racial Equity Ad Hoc Committee as a standing Committee of the Town at its June 28, 2022 meeting.

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Meetings

  • 6:30 pm
  • First Tuesday of the month
  • Town Hall, Council Chambers
  1. Linda Kenton

    Town Librarian
    Phone: (415) 258-4657

Racial Equity Committee Members

Member Name Term Expires
Tiffany McElroy, Chair
2024
Denise Krawitz
2024
Navruz Avloni
2024
Frank Gomez
2024
April Hewes
October 2025
Alexis Fineman - Council Liason  
Vacancy  
Vacancy  
Youth Commissioner Vacancy
 

Agendas & Meetings

Agendas, Meeting Documents and Videos 

Archive meeting agenda, minutes and videos prior to January 5, 2022 

Email the Committee: racialequity@townofsananselmo.org 

Note that all correspondence to the committee is made available to the public.