Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee Vacancies

The Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee was established by Resolution 2017R-499, to serve as an advisory board to the City Council, Mayor and City Departments on City policies, practices, budget and other matters that it determines to be appropriate, related to addressing racism and racial inequities and promoting racial justice and racial equity in the City enterprise and in the City as a whole.

The Committee will advise the Racial Equity Steering Committee on the creation and implementation of the Racial Equity Action Plan, and provide an annual evaluation report to the community on the City’s progress addressing racial inequities and closing racial disparities.


Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the seat is filled.




There is currently one (1) vacancy:


Seat 8:  Ward 8 Representative, Council appointment for an unexpired term beginning May 1, 2018, ending Apr 30, 2020.


Application Instructions

Complete the Application Form (pdf) and the Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire (pdf).

Send completed forms to [email protected], or by fax: 612-673-3812, or:

City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382


You can apply on your own behalf, nominate others for consideration, or inform the City Clerk's Office of someone to whom you would like application materials sent.


Selection Process

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to the Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee. The committee is comprised of 17 voting members.  At least one member from each of the 13 wards are appointed by the City Council and two members are appointed by the Mayor, with one seat available to a person appointed by the Minneapolis School Board and one by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, with a priority on racial balance. Members serve two-year terms. There is a residency requirement unless waived by the City Council.




Commission Contact:  Division of Race and Equity, 612-673-2032, [email protected]

City Clerk Contact:  612 673-2216, [email protected]



Meetings are held in room 317 City Hall unless otherwise agreed upon by the Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee membership. Meetings shall be open to the public, subject to the requirements of the Minnesota Open Meeting Law. Meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities.

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact the Office of City Clerk at 612-673-2216.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.


Last updated May 22, 2019



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