File #: 21-0666    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/14/2021 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 1/23/2021 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing and Consideration of Adoption of "All Alexandria: Committing to Race and Social Equity" Resolution. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 21-0666_Attachment 1_Race and Equity Resolution, 2. 21-0666_Attachment 2_Revised Resolution, 3. 21-0666_Racial And Social Equity Resolution Supplemental Memo, 4. 21-0666_Resolution No. 2974, 5. 21-0666_Final Resolution

City of Alexandria, Virginia







DATE:                     JANUARY 15, 2021


TO:                                          THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL


FROM:                     MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER   /s/


DOCKET TITLE:                     


Public Hearing and Consideration of Adoption of “All Alexandria: Committing to Race and Social Equity” Resolution. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]




ISSUE:  Proposed race and social equity initiatives of the City of Alexandria.


RECOMMENDATIONThat City Council hold a public hearing regarding the attached revised resolution (Attachment 2) “All Alexandria Committing to Race and Social Equity”, and adopt it after the public hearing.


DISCUSSION At Council’s January 12 Legislative meeting, Race and Social Equity Officer, Jaqueline Tucker presented the attached community-based resolution to City Council for discussion. The inclusivity of the creation process as well as the key provisions of the resolution were discussed and how the provisions reflect on the City’s past and project a vision for the City’s future is planned. Based upon further community and Councilmember feedback, a few amendments are proposed to the original resolution, and are reflected in the revised resolution (Attachment 2).






1.                     Original Resolution

2.                     Revised Resolution



Debra Collins, Deputy City Manager

Jaqueline Tucker, Race and Social Equity Officer

Kim Hurley, Race and Social Equity Fellow