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Racial Equity Task Force

​​Purpose

To serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners, making recommendations to the County Commission to assist in identifying systemic and institutional racial inequities in Broward County and in developing policy recommendations aimed at eliminating racism and creating greater racial equity in Broward County.​

Created By

Broward County Ordinance No.2020-47 enacted December 8, 2020, creating the Racial Equity Task Force.

Membership

Thirty-seven (37) members appointed by the County Commission.

  1. Nine (9) members nominated by County Commissioners, with each County Commissioner nominating one (1) member;
  2. One (1) member nominated by the Broward Workshop;
  3. One (1) member nominated by the Broward League of Cities;
  4. One (1) member nominated by Hispanic Unity of Florida;
  5. One (1) member nominated by The School Board of Broward County;
  6. One (1) member nominated by the Broward County Sheriff;
  7. One (1) member nominated by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP);
  8. One (1) member nominated by the Urban League of Broward County;
  9. One (1) member nominated by the Office of the State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida;
  10. One (1) member nominated by the Office of the Public Defender for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida;
  11. One (1) member nominated by Black Lives Matter;
  12. One (1) member nominated by New Florida Majority;
  13. One (1) member nominated by the Community Foundation of Broward;
  14. One (1) member nominated by the United Way of Broward County;
  15. One (1) member nominated by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance;
  16. One (1) member nominated by the Children's Services Council of Broward County;
  17. One (1) member nominated by the Broward County Black Chamber of Commerce;
  18. One (1) member nominated by the Pride Center at Equality Park;
  19. One (1) member nominated by the Women of Color Empowerment Institute;
  20. One (1) member representing a chamber of commerce serving Broward County, nominated by the Broward County Council of Chambers of Commerce;
  21. One (1) member nominated by Broward College, which individual has engaged in research or education related to the advancement of racial equity;
  22. Six (6) Broward County residents who are engaged in racial equity work, each nominated by the Director of the Human Services Deparmtnet, or designee;
  23. One (1) member representing the banking or mortgage banking industry, nominated by a County Commissioner; and
  24. One (1) member representing a newspaper or other news media organization that serves Broward County, nominated by a County Commissioner.

​Terms

The term for each member shall be two (2) years from the date of appointment.​

Quorum

A majority of the total appointed board members.​

Attorney

TBD​

Coordinator

Suzanne Bundy, Human Services Administrator

Equity and Community Investment Section

954-357-8213

Assistant

Anna S. Gibbs

Equity and Community Investment Section

954-357-7851

Meetings

TBA

Website

https://www.broward.org/HumanServices/EquityAndCommunityInvestment

 

Financial Disclosure not required

 

Updated 3/10/2021