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Malden Racial Equity Commission Announces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Town Hall Meeting and Opportunity to meet The City of Malden’s new DEI Coordinator, Kashawna Harling

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MALDEN, MA — The Malden Racial Equity Commission invites you to a crucial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Town Hall Meeting on February 7th, 2024, at 6:00 PM at City Hall. This event is an opportunity for Malden residents, businesses, organizations, and leaders to come together and:
Raise awareness: Learn why DEI is essential for a thriving, vibrant community.
Share perspectives: Contribute your experiences and ideas to shape our collective plans for 2024 and beyond.
Spark action: Collaborate on actionable plans to address racial disparities and promote inclusivity.
Why is this important?
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are the foundation for a community where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential. This town hall is about opening doors, fostering understanding, and creating a more just and equitable Malden for all.
You can expect an engaging panel discussion and hear from diverse voices on their experiences and perspectives on DEI in Malden. There will be an interactive Q&A to share your questions and concerns with the panel and fellow attendees. We will discuss and you will learn about the commission’s 2024 timeline and strategic plan for racial equity work. There will be a continued dialogue to discuss the findings of the Racial Equity Audit with representatives from HCH Enterprises.
Building an even better Malden together. Positive change requires collective action. We invite you to join us in this crucial conversation and contribute to shaping a more inclusive and equitable future for Malden. Residents, local organizations, businesses, government officials, schools, faith-based groups, and non-profit organizations are encouraged to attend. This is an inclusive event where every voice matters.
Event Details:
Date: February 7th, 2024
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: City Hall, Malden, MA

Get Involved. We invite all residents, local community organizations, businesses, government officials, schools, faith-based organizations, and non-profit organizations to join us on February 7th, 2024. Your active participation is crucial in shaping a more inclusive and equitable Malden.
For further information, please contact Nicole Paliotti, Project Manager at npaliotti@hchent.com.

– About Malden Racial Equity Commission
The Malden Racial Equity Commission is committed to fostering a more inclusive and equitable community by addressing racial disparities, promoting diversity, and encouraging open dialogue among residents and stakeholders.
Kashawna Harling, the DEI Coordinator for the City of Malden currently provides DEI Workshops to engage in informative sessions to enhance your understanding of DEI and its impact on the workplace, consultation services to receive personalized guidance on implementing DEI initiatives within your department, and additional resource access to a variety of resources to deepen your knowledge of DEI best practices and strategies.

City of Malden, MA
Kashawna Harling, Mayor’s Office
Title: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator
Phone: 781-397-7000
Email: KHarling@cityofmalden.org

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