Leadership Statements & Policies#
On Thursday, June 4, 2020, Mayor Wade Troxell issued a special proclamation in response to the death of George Floyd; reaffirming the City's commitment to equity, inclusion and justice; and asking the Fort Collins community to work together to improve racial justice in Fort Collins.
In 2017, City council requested an internal team be convened to review a proposed Community Trust Ordinance brought forward by members of the community. After the analysis was completed, Council unanimously passed the Community Trust Resolution on October 4, 2017.
- Connection before content- investing in creating strong, trusting relationships with various community groups, institutions, and agencies representing identities such as: racial and ethnic groups, ethnic groups with religion at the core, youth and older adults, LGBTQIA+ individuals and groups, people living with various mental and physical abilities
- Supporting community-led initiatives to build sense of belonging in Fort Collins
- Developing and implementing equity and inclusion educational opportunities for City staff and community groups and agencies
- Creating and building City equity and inclusion efforts and initiatives
- Reporting outcomes of the Equity Indicators Report via the dashboard and Community Conversation Series on three domains- Housing, Criminal Justice, and Economic Opportunities
- Developing an Equity & Inclusion Plan
Equity Office Internal Projects & Employee Development#
- Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Outcomes with an Equity Lens
- Interdepartmental Equity Indicators Data & Metrics Development
- Connecting and working with Fort Collins Native American Community
- Racial Justice Curriculum Development & Facilitators Training
- Partner with Employee Resource Groups (ENCORE, PRIDE, CareGivers, WomenFocus)
- Staff Liaisons to the Disability Advisory Board and Human Relations Commission