Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.
— Martin Luther King Jr.
We believe that diversity enhances the community. The Diversity team works to enhance acceptance and understanding of one another’s culture and backgrounds.
Term: One year
Meets: 4th Thursday of every month, 5:30-8:00 p.m. at City Hall, 5200 85th Ave N. Dinner is provided
Time Commitment: Two and a half hours per month
Build trust and relationships with one another
Identify barriers to opportunities and providing solutions
Support and develop diverse leaders
Past and current projects
Cultural Awareness events including an international bazaar of cultural food, crafts, resources, and entertainment during Tater Daze 2013
Promoting community events and celebrations such as Hispanic Heritage Festival, Ramadan, Hmong Resource Fair, and Women History Month
Highlighting a diversity group each month
Addressing public policy to achieve social equity
5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone and email
Email Josie Shardlow