Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2016 #282
ORDER ADOPTED
Oct 31, 2016 5:30 PM

That the City Manager take the necessary measures to ensure that all Department Heads and legislative leaders are fully aware of, engaged, and given opportunities to participate in the City’s ongoing cultural competency trainings and programs.

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Department:City Clerk's Office, DSSponsors:Mayor E. Denise Simmons
Category:Policy Order

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WHEREAS:

The City of Cambridge continues to make strong efforts to ensure that its workforce accurately reflects the rich diversity of the community it serves, and it continues taking proactive steps toward creating a more supportive, culturally-sensitive work climate for all employees; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

The establishment of internal programming such as the Cambridge Leadership Initiative, which has been designed to help foster a working environment that places a greater emphasis around issues of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Cultural Competency, has been an important component of working towards this goal; and 

 

 

WHEREAS:

To ensure that the City’s mission of creating a more culturally sensitive workforce is achieved, it would be wise to extend any training and programming around cultural competency not only to the City’s Department Heads and to members of its workforce but also to the legislative leaders that are responsible for creating the City’s policies; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to take the necessary measures to ensure that all Department Heads and legislative leaders are fully aware of, engaged, and given opportunities to participate in the City’s ongoing cultural competency trainings and programs.

 

Meeting History

Oct 31, 2016 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED