115: So You Need to Hire an Equity Officer…What’s Next?, Hosted by ICMA
If you want to build trust in the community and provide access for all residents, it makes sense to invest in the position. The equity officer is critical to how you function and operate as a local jurisdiction. The Equity Officer is the person to speak up and ask how does this policy or how does this initiative impact the most vulnerable in your community. The chief equity officer will ensure access for all residents and will also help bridge the gap between those that are economically segregated and further your communities overarching goals.