This committee is focused on diversity, inclusion and equity, with particular emphasis on issues related to equity in the built environment. 

Chair: open
Staff liaisons: Angie McKinley and PaviElle French
Meeting date: Third Wednesday of each month at 8:30 am


The Equity Manifesto from PolicyLink (PDF)

The Just Cities Essays: 26 Visions for Urban Equity, Inclusion and Opportunity by Toni L. Griffin, Ariella Cohen and David Maddox. October 19, 2015.

Towards a New System of Community Wealth by Ross Baird, Bruce Katz, Jihae Lee, and Daniel Palmer. October 27, 2019.

Owning the Future: After Covid-19, a New Era of Community Wealth Building (PDF) by Joe Guinan, Jonty Leibowitz, Neil McInroy, and Sarah McKinley

Grassroots Community Engaged Investment by Andrea Armeni and Curt Lyon. April 2021.

“Why Aren’t Black Firms Working on Memorials to Slavery?” by Kelly Beamon in Metropolis Magazine, August 13, 2021

“Six Initiatives Model Ways to Practice True Design Justice” by Leilah Stone in Metropolis Magazine, September 3, 2021

Google Documents

Click here to access the Equity in the Built Environment definition working document
Meeting minutes: September 15, 2021
Meeting minutes: August 18, 2021
Meeting minutes: July 21, 2021