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File #: 20-588    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/12/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Adopt the resolution celebrating the diversity of our community and denouncing all acts of racism, intolerance and unlawful discrimination
Attachments: 1. Anti discrimination resolution agenda final

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

 

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Adopt the resolution celebrating the diversity of our community and denouncing all acts of racism, intolerance and unlawful discrimination

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DEPARTMENT:                     City Manager’s Office

 

SUBMITTED BY:                     Marcie Schatz

 

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
NA

 

BACKGROUND:

At the April 21, 2020 City Council meeting Nancy Chen spoke in response to recent anti-Asian incidences in Naperville and recommended a proclamation or resolution be considered by the City Council denouncing these incidences and taking steps to advance diversity and inclusion within the community.  Bill Liu also spoke against these incidences and requested the City Council condemn any prejudice and xenophobia in Naperville.     

 

DISCUSSION:

At that meeting, the City Council expressed support for a proclamation or resolution.  This resolution is presented in support of the diversity of our community and also denouncing all acts of racism, intolerance and unlawful discrimination.  The following agenda item includes specific action items to further diversity, equity and inclusion within Naperville.  

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

NA