The NYC Racial Justice Commission, the first of its kind in the nation, unanimously approved its final report outlining three landmark ballot proposals intended to advance racial equity and dismantle structural racism in the City’s Charter. New York City residents will vote on these proposals.
HPD is working to build a more equitable and inclusive Agency to attract, engage and hire diverse talent from a range of background, experience and perspectives,
by recruiting from universities, cultivate early talent high schools, increase paid internships, reexamine hiring practices and policies.
Transcripts of the NYC Racial Justice Commission Public Meetings beginning from April to December 2021. Public meetings are also recorded and available on YouTube. Search NYC Racial Justice Commission on YouTube.
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