Equity and Inclusion Committee

The Equity and Inclusion Committee will:

  • Review the Annual Racial Disparities Report and make recommendations to the Board and collaborative applicant.

 

  • Support the CoC in conducting questionnaires and evaluations re: racial equity in our practices annually.

 

  • Evaluate our policies and procedures for Trauma-Informed and evidence based Practices.

 

  • Review language of the policies, procedures, and COC forms to consider content in relation to barriers that may exist for marginalized communities.

 

  • Set expectations for and evaluate how the CoC is supporting and including people of varying race, ethnicity, gender, class, disability, economic level, sexuality and other underrepresented groups in their work.

 

  • Evaluate and make recommendations for

 

  • Support the COC in evaluating accessibility of our entry systems, cultural competency of our programs and practices for various populations, including accessibility for the hearing impaired.

Meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday from 11:00-12:30 at Community Action Pioneer Valley.

2020 Meeting Minutes

 

1/17/20

 

2/21/20

 

5/15/20

 

9/18/20

10/16/20

11/20/20

12/18/20

2021 Meeting Minutes

02/19/21

03/19/21

04/16/21

05/19/21

07/21/21

08/18/21

If you have questions or would like to learn more about this committee, please contact the Coordinated 

Entry Specialist Shaundell Diaz