Commission for Racial Justice and Equality

Purpose: To assemble diverse community members to listen, discuss and create empowering solutions that dismantle systemic racism in Fayette County.

Commission and subcommittee members

Guiding principles

  • Acknowledgment
  • Ask
  • Address
  • Action 

Subcommittees

  • Racial Equity
  • Education & Economic Opportunity
  • Health Disparities
  • Law Enforcement, Justice and Accountability
  • Housing and Gentrification

Subcommittee objectives and goals

  • Identify both the systemic and systematic practices of racism which has fostered structural inequalities, challenges, and deficiencies in Lexington-Fayette County.
  • Assess the historic marginalization of African Americans in this community
  • Recommend and advocate the systemic changes that will protect and promote racial opportunity, diversity, equity, and unity.

 

Together, we’re ALL–IN…for building bridges to unite our communities.

Resources

These resources were shared with the Commission Subcommittees for informational purposes.

Resources & documents

Subcommittee meeting schedules

Subcommittee meeting minutes

Subcommittee meetings

Watch Subcommittee Meetings

Health Disparities

Subcommittee meetings

  • Wednesday, August 19 | 3:30 p.m.


Law Enforcement, Justice & Accountability

Subcommittee meetings

  • Monday, August 3 | 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 6 | 3 p.m.
  • Monday, August 10 | 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 13 | 3 p.m.


Housing & Gentrification

Subcommittee meetings

  • Thursday, August 6 | 6:30 p.m.


Racial Equity

Subcommittee meetings

  • Thursday, August 6 | noon


Education & Economic Opportunity

Subcommittee meetings

  • Friday, August 7 | 1 p.m.

 

Virtual Town Hall Meetings

Tuesday, July 28 | 6:30 p.m.

Racial Equity
Education & Economic Opportunity

Thursday, July 30 | 6:30 p.m.

Health Disparities

Tuesday, August 4 | 6:30 p.m.

Housing & Gentrification
Law Enforcement, Justice & Accountability

Town Hall info

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