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Racial Equity Task Force Subcommittees Outline Initiatives Underway

Dallas County’s Racial Equity Task Force is comprised of six subcommittees led by directors of departments and employees dedicated to achieving racial equity in Dallas County. The subcommittees met for the first time in October and will continue to meet monthly to evaluate existing county initiatives and discuss ideas to achieve more equitable outcomes for Dallas County employees and constituents.  The six

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Dallas County Launches Racial Equity Task Force

On June 16, the Dallas County Commissioners Court formally declared racism a public health crisis in Dallas County and passed a corresponding court order, Court Order 2020-0583. The order outlines 10 resolutions demonstrating the Commissioners Court’s commitment to ensuring issues of racism and public health disparities due to racial inequities are addressed and resolved in Dallas County.  Specifically, the order’s tenth resolution sparked

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