Select Board's Charge to the Committee
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee will serve as an advisory committee to the Town of Westford and whose duties shall be to provide advice and recommendations to the Select Board and School Committee.
The Committee will identify needs around fostering acceptance and valuing diversity; and discourage prejudice and discrimination against any person, group, or any other status protected by law on account of race, creed, color, income, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, age, or disability.
The Committee will review Town and school policies and procedures and make recommendations to ensure that they advance equity and diversity where the committee has identified deficiencies.
The Committee will first report to the Select Board and School Committee on the progress of its work by the end of 2020.