News By Category: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

As part of its commitment to delivering high-quality, responsive services and ensuring the community remains welcoming for all, the City of Golden Valley continually reviews its practices and considers ways to improve. One of the City Council’s 2020 strategic planning action steps was to make the hiring process for the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) more efficient and equitable. Read More

The Golden Valley Human Rights Commissions is sponsoring multiple programs through Robbinsdale Schools Community Education, and residents are encouraged to sign up and participate.

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The City is exploring how City-owned vacant land at 300 Turner’s Crossroad N, 504 Lilac Dr N, and 2415 Douglas Dr N could be used for single-family and multi-family affordable housing. Multiple engagement opportunities are now available for residents to share their thoughts.

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The City of Golden Valley is hosting its second equity forum Oct 8, 6–7:30 pm via Cisco Webex. The topic for this forum is Voter Access. Read More

The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission (HRC) is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Bill Hobbs Human Rights Award. The award recognizes members in the Golden Valley community who work to build an environment promoting fair and equal treatment for everyone. The nomination deadline is Sept 30, 2020, 4:30 pm. Read More

It has been less than one month since the City of Golden Valley launched its Just Deeds Project, and the City of Robbinsdale has already committed to join the cause. Read More

The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission’s (HRC) Just Deeds Project has been up and running for a few weeks, but the work on mapping out properties with racially restrictive covenants began years ago with a University of Minnesota project called “Mapping Prejudice.” Read More

The City of Golden Valley hosted it’s first candid conversation on equity last night. The event was broadcast in multiple ways and recordings of the event can now be watched online. Read More

The City’s conversation on equity, “Building An Equitable Golden Valley,” will take place tonight 6–7:30 pm virtually. Read More

The City of Golden Valley is hosting a virtual forum called “Building An Equitable Golden Valley,” July 28, 6–7:30 pm. Due to COVID-19, the forum will be held online using Webex and will be broadcast and live streamed online. Instructions for participating were published on the City website July 23. Read More