Welcome to the City of Edmonds Diversity Commission whose purpose is to promote an environment that accepts, celebrates, and appreciates diversity within the community. The nine-member volunteer advisory Commission is intended to:
- serve as a resource for City government and the community by providing information, education, and communication that facilitates a better understanding and celebrates our differences;
- provide recommendations to the Mayor and City Council that would identify opportunities to address diversity issues, promote diversity programs, and/or provide guidance to create a more accessible, safe, welcoming and inclusive government and community; and
- assist the City of Edmonds in supporting and challenging all areas of government and the community to eliminate and prevent all forms of discrimination.
Commissioners are appointed for three-year terms.
Upcoming Events in the Greater Edmonds area
April 22, 2017, 6th Annual North Puget Sound Conference on Race: You are invited to spend a full day of inspiring speeches, engaging workshop discussions, and numerous opportunities to meet civic minded individuals and organizations. The event is hosted by Everett Community College. Click here for more information.
April 28, 2017, STEP UP: Understanding and Implementing Racial Equity. This is the first event in a new community series from Leadership Snohomish County (LSC). With the STEP UP series, LSC is convening local leaders for fearless conversations examining real issues to activate meaningful change. Click here for more information.