SCAG Briefs Leaders on Draft Framework to Eliminate Barriers, Promote Racial and Social Equity

Press Release Special Committee on Equity & Social Justice

A newly formed committee comprised of leaders from across six Southern California counties was briefed Wednesday on a draft framework to promote racial and social equity and an inclusive economic recovery strategy.

The Special Committee on Equity and Social Justice was convened by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) as part of its commitment to combat racism, social injustice and an equity gap that has reached historic levels. Last July, SCAG declared racism a public health crisis and in the months since has led regionwide discussions on ways to eliminate barriers that reduce opportunities for millions of Southern Californians.

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