History of Lane County's Diversity Efforts 

Where we're going...

E2 - Equity & Education Coalition
    
The E2 Coalition was created to take the place of some of the elements that the Human Rights Advisry Committee addressed and also combined Lane County Leadership with delegated county employees to help further equity, access, inclusion, and diversity in Lane County's processes of recruitment, retention, policies, procedures, activities, and programs.
   
A partnership was created with the County, public agencies, and non-profit social justice agencies throughout the county to create a unified response to address incidents of bias. 

CALC - Community Alliance of Lane County
SAFER - Springfield Alliance for Equality & Respect

Around the same time, The County’s Equity and Education (E2) committee was created, a Bias Response contract was originated with the Springfield Alliance for Equality and Respect (SAfER)/Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC) for Lane County. 

Thank you to all current and former employees who participated on any and all of our historical diversity efforts without you we wouldn't be where we are today!

Where we've been...
    
Please note: There have been several efforts towards creating access, inclusion, equity and diversity in various departments and divisions Countywide which may not be mentioned here.  Our goal is to highlight and recognize the work of various employees, community members and committees involved in Countywide efforts of diversity to establish a history which will allow us to place more focus on future activities to,

 

 

"Make  Access, Inclusion, Equity, & Diversity a reality in Lane County."