The Municipal Equity Division is responsible for coordinating the City’s efforts to eliminate racial, ethnic and gender disparities in criminal justice, economic development, education, governance, health, housing and transportation as identified in the 2018 final report of the Race and Culture Task Force.
To ensure fair and equitable provision of city services and capital investments, the Municipal Equity Division is responsible for producing, maintaining and implementing the City’s Equity Plan. The plan shall identify any and all inequities in the provision of municipal services and present strategies for addressing issues underlying those inequities and updated continuously.
Additionally, the Municipal Equity Division is responsible for raising public awareness of Fort Worth’s diverse cultures and their contributions to the community social and economic vitality and fostering harmonious relations among Fort Worth residents and the city workforce.
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Diversity and Inclusion Employee Committee
The City of Fort Worth Diversity & Inclusion Employee Committee is comprised of city employees working together to promote a greater understanding and appreciation for diversity and inclusiveness throughout the City of Fort Worth employee population and in the community at large. The committee focuses on programs and special events that highlight and address issues related, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin and religion, fostering a culture of open-mindedness, compassion, and inclusiveness among individuals and groups and create an opportunity for dialogue and education. It also makes recommendations to the city leadership related to diversity and inclusion in the workforce.