Equity and Empowerment Commission

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PURPOSE: The purpose of the Equity & Empowerment Commission is to identify and eradicate inequities in City services, programs, human resource practices, and decision-making processes.  The goal is to ensure that all residents of equal service and treatment regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, disability, gender identity, gender expression.

MEMBERSHIP: 9 members

QUALIFICATIONS: 1 Alderman, 1 member who has the training and/or experience representing the needs of those who have a physical or mental disability, 5 members who have experience in human rights, social justice advocacy, or similar areas, 1 Spanish speaking member

TERM: 3 years

MEETING PLACE:  Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. 


REPORTS TO:  City Council


Commissioners  Term Expiration
Ald. Melissa Wynne  December 2020
Julie Corbier de Lara  December 2020
Monte Dillard  December 2020
Timothy Eberhart  December 2020
Jane Grover, Chair  December 2020
Delores Holmes  December 2020
Alejandra Ibanez  December 2020
Kathy Lyons  December 2020
Mario Vela  December 2020



Dr. Patricia A. Efiom
Equity & Empowerment Coordinator
Email Staff


   Agendas  Minutes  Packet
2/22/2018  Agenda    Packet
1/18/2018  Agenda Minutes