Council praises commission members for focused review on means for furthering equity, recognizing diversity
Since the summer of 2020, the Eden Prairie Human Rights and Diversity Commission has been preparing a report on race and equity at the direction of the City Council.
The councilmembers directed the commission to study the current experiences of city residents and to make recommendations that would “further diversity and inclusion within the city,” a staff report states.
In partnership with deYoung Consulting Services, the commission identified six major areas of focus for the city. Bringing the completed report to the City Council Tuesday, Jan. 4, that panel unanimously approved the report.
So impressed were councilmembers with the report developed over the past 19 months that they joined others in the council chambers in a standing ovation following the unanimous approval o
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