To identify and focus attention on the needs and issues of our diverse county.
In order to achieve our purpose we will utilize the following tools:
- Facilitate communication among elected officials and the ethnic and cultural groups they serve.
Bring together community, civic, religious, business, governmental, and professional groups.
Promote ethno-cultural diversity at all levels.
Increase multi-ethnic knowledge, awareness, sensitivity, skills, maturity, and competency.
Encourage an understanding of diversity and similarity between and within cultures.
Build capacity for ethno-cultural self-assessments.
What the Diversity Advisory Council Does
The Diversity Advisory Council has the following functions and duties:
- Collect, analyze and interpret information on ethnic and cultural diversity issues, and to disseminate reports to the Broward County Commission and other interested groups and individuals.
- Develop recommendations for addressing ethnic and cultural diversity issues and problems affecting community relations in Broward County.
- Develop and present conferences, seminars, and other community programs designed to promote ethnic, cultural and diversity understanding at all levels of community life in Broward County.