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The Anti-racism Advisory Committee’s mandate is to provide advice to Council regarding community perspectives on issues relating to racism, including, but not limited to: diversity; discrimination; hate and extremism; racial equity; xenophobia; islamophobia; antisemitism; and the lived experience of persons of colour.

The Anti-racism Advisory Committee performs these functions:

  • Identifies and engages stakeholder groups and seeks their input into the Committee’s work
  • Recommends to Council anti-racism funding program allocations which support community-based initiatives that:
    • Address hate groups or hate incidents
    • Build community capacity and cultural understanding
    • Promote awareness, training, and education, or
    • Involve research, monitoring and evaluation on diversity, anti-racism, and/or discrimination
  • Conducts research and prepares reports on community-based issues and concerns
  • Works with the City Manager to develop and maintain a dialogue about matters of concern to stakeholders in relation to anti-racism

Anti-racism Advisory Committee meetings are open for members of the public to attend.

The first meeting will take place from 5 -7pm on March 11, 2020, at either a City Hall or Edmonton Tower (10111 104 Avenue NW) meeting space. Regular meetings are tentatively scheduled for the second Wednesday of every month, however, meeting dates, times and location(s) will be finalized by the Committee following member appointment.


Member details will be updated here once Council has appointed the Committee members.

Information about serving on the Anti-racism Advisory Committee

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