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Race & Culture Task Force meeting rescheduled

Posted Sept. 19, 2018 | Last updated Sept. 20, 2018

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The task force meeting originally rescheduled for September 20 has been moved to September 24. The meeting will take place from 5–6:30 p.m. at University Christian Church, located at 2720 South University Drive.

During this meeting the task force will be approving the draft recommendations from the seven committees. The subcommittees have been meeting to study racial equity and bias in several areas: criminal justice, economic development, education, health, housing, municipal governance and transportation. A copy of the recommendations will be posted on the onefortworth.org website after September 25.

Residents will have the opportunity to review the recommendations and provide their comments and feedback at eight Open House meetings.

  • Sept. 27, Police Department Sixth Division Headquarters, 8755 N. Riverside Drive.
  • Oct. 1, Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.
  • Oct. 4, Southwest Regional Library, 4001 Library Lane.
  • Oct. 8, Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 N.E. 36th St.
  • Oct. 9, University Christian Church, 2720 S. University Drive.
  • Oct. 11, University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute, 7300 Jack Newell Blvd. South.

Each meeting will last from 6-8 p.m. There will be a short video about the task force’s work so far. Each of seven committees will have a table so that residents can learn about the recommendations and ask questions. Committee members and city staff members will be stationed at each table.

Residents may also submit comments and questions via email to onefortworth@gmail.com.

The Task Force will approve the final recommendations in November and they will be presented to City Council on December 4.

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