Clarington’s Diversity Advisory Committee advises Council and staff on topics related to diversity and inclusion in our community. The Committee is comprised of Clarington residents who volunteer their time and commit to a four-year term (2023 to 2026). There has been great work done by this Committee since 2018, including the development and adoption of a Land Acknowledgment Statement, which includes Indigenous Cultural Awareness training for staff and Council, the recommendation of an Inclusive Spaces Policy for municipal spaces, and support for gender diversity and inclusive language initiatives. They are currently involved in work to develop an anti-racism / anti-discrimination strategy and continue to build strong partnerships.
There are four vacancies on the Committee; interested applicants can submit their interest by December 2, 2022: