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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Town of Andover Seeks Members for Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Town of Andover is seeking Andover community members interested in serving on the newly created Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

 

The charge and structure of the Commission is as follows:

 

Andover’s Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will work to combat the realities of racism and intolerance in Andover by supporting programs, initiatives, education, outreach, policies, and institutional change which contribute to an inclusive Andover; a community which embraces tolerance, inclusiveness and respect for all.     

 

Andover’s Commission on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will consist of 13 appointed members, each appointed by the Town Manager for three (3) year terms. 

 

Appointments to the commission will be made with an eye to diversity to ensure historically marginalized communities have a seat at the table. 

 

The Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will consist, at a minimum, of the following representatives:

 

5 individuals who live and/or work in Andover

3 Clergy representatives

2 Youth representatives

1 Andover High School staff representative

1 Philips Academy representative

1 Andover Police Department representative

1 Andover Select Board member liaison

1 Andover School Committee member liaison

 

If you are interested in serving, complete a Talent Bank Form by visiting www.andoverma.gov/volunteer.

 

For any questions about the Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please contact Jemma Lambert, Director of Community Services at Jemma.Lambert@andoverma.us or by phone at (978) 623-8312.

 

 

   

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