Racial Equity & Inclusion Division

Division will look within all aspects of City government to closely examine policies, practices, budget allocations, and programs that may perpetuate institutional racism and systemic inequities. The division will be responsible for:

  • Assessment of the racial equity and inclusion efforts within City government.
  • Development and implementation of an Equity Plan.
  • Development and implementation of equity and inclusion training for City staff.
  • Monitoring City equity efforts and initiatives.
  • Reporting outcomes of the Equity Plan.


July 22, 2020 - Racial Equity Taskforce (RETF) presents initial report to City Council:

This report seeks to address, develop, and implement policies and actions to ensure a more equitable Durham community.