Diversity Council

LOCATION & TIME
Virtual Zoom Meeting: 6:30pm
 
MEETINGS:
The fourth Tuesday of the month, for meeting agendas, visit the Agenda Center.

Join Our Monthly Meetings
If you would like to participate in our monthly meetings, email diversitycouncil@bristolct.gov to receive the Zoom link. Public participation begins at 6:40 pm at every meeting.

MEMBERS:
Alicia Mojica Washington (Chair)
Erica Pearson (Vice Chair)
Mohammad Aziz
Jaymie Bianca
Sandra Bogdanski
Alice Ferguson
Jeffrey Israel
Derek Jones
Kelly Pacheco Houston
Marcus Patton
David Rackliffe
Sebastian Panioto, City Council Liaison

MISSION:
The Diversity Council will engage the community of Bristol as ambassadors of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

VISION:
To cultivate an environment that embraces multi-cultural differences in a welcoming and open space.

PURPOSE:
Our purpose is to engage with the Bristol community and City Departments to create awareness, access and opportunities that will support an inclusive environment for all Bristol residents and business owners.

OBJECTIVES:
*Connect with residents and business owners of Bristol to provide them opportunities to voice their experiences.
*Coordinate with City Departments and staff on justice, equity, diversity and inclusion best practices they should be considering when making decisions.
*Identify inequities in City policies and procedures and coordinate with City leaders to dismantle systematic barriers.
*Create opportunities for cultural awareness and bringing the community together to celebrate diversity.