The Town of Hardwick is seeking community members interested in serving on the Hardwick Area Equity Committee. We have 5 open seats out of 9. A majority of seats are open to Hardwick community members and there are seats open for individuals living in other communities. Read about the equity resolution and our work at https://hardwickvt.gov/equity-committee/
The Committee Meetings are held the first Monday of each month from 6 – 7:30 p.m. We are currently working on a broad range of initiatives and actions.
The objectives of this committee are to:
-Assist the Select Board in establishing and implementing a program to educate the Select Board, town employees and our community about marginalized people,
-Assist the Select Board to solicit, include and welcome voices of marginalized people,
-Make recommendations to the Select Board on how to work toward ending systemic racism through our policies, buying power, and actions,
-Make recommendations to the Select Board about how to work towards making Hardwick a more welcoming, inclusive, and safe community, where all people regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression of sexual orientation, immigration status, religious or political affiliation, etc. can feel protected, included, secure, safe, and ensured of equal justice under the law.
All interested individuals must submit a letter or email of interest to the Town of Hardwick by emailing Committee Chair Ceilidh Galloway-Kane at firstname.lastname@example.org or by dropping it off at the Town Manager’s Office Attn: Ceilidh Galloway-Kane.