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Race, Equality, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee

Sanford Speaks

The City of Sanford is committed to ensuring we are inclusive and accepting of all people, because the strength of our community is our diversity. Building on the national initiative to create more equitable communities, the City of Sanford, in partnership with the Peace and Justice Institute at Valencia College, is hosting community conversations to identify inequities and develop strategies to address them. Join us!

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Goals and Objectives

  • Assess public and private structures of support for marginalized members of the community to include, but not limited to, governmental institutions, economic opportunities, housing, health care, education, employment, and law enforcement to determine where racial inequalities and challenges exist.
  • Submit a written report to the City Commission on its findings with recommendations and actionable steps to:
    • Institutionalize equity and inclusion into the culture of the City of Sanford as an organization and the community at large; and
    • Establish the foundation for a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiative within the City of Sanford.

Your Opinion Counts

The City of Sanford is interested in your opinion. Please take a moment to take the Sanford Speaks survey. Let your voice be heard.

REEI Committee Members

  • Danielle Adams
  • Patrice Anderson
  • Kenneth Bentley
  • Turner Clayton
  • Barbara Coleman-Foster
  • Derrick Daniels
  • Dashawn DeBose
  • Michael Foster
  • Jeffrey D. Harvey, Esq.
  • Tamara Johnson
  • Meghan Killingsworth
  • Anwar Syed
  • Dr. Kimberly Waters
  • Venise White
  • Dr. Velma Williams
  • Paul Wright

300 N Park Ave
Sanford FL, 32771

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Fri:  8:00 am – 1:00 pm

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