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Posted on: June 13, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Seeking Volunteers for the Advisory Council on Reparations

Reparations Notice (2)

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON REPARATIONS

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for individuals to volunteer for ten (10) positions on the Washtenaw County Advisory Council on Reparations. Interested individuals representing any of the following sectors are strongly encouraged to apply: Economic Development, Workers Rights, Education K-12, Art, Civil Rights Law, Criminal Legal System, Food Security, Transit, Faith-Based Community, and Workforce Development  The Board of Commissioners will make these appointments at an upcoming meeting. 

Individuals interested in applying should apply online at https://ewashtenaw.formstack.com/forms/board_application. Interested parties may alternatively submit a letter of interest and resume, including a home address, to the Washtenaw County Clerk’s office, Attention: Appointments, P.O. Box 8645, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107. Letters and resumes may also be submitted via email to [email protected], or via fax at (734) 222-6528.

  • Advisory Council on Reparations– The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill ten (10) positions representing the following sectors: Economic Development, Workers Rights, Education K-12, Art, Civil Rights Law, Criminal Legal System, Food Security, Transit, Faith-Based Community, and Workforce Development. The vacant positions have a partial term ending on December 31st, 2024. The Council has convened to explore the ways in which Washtenaw County can make measurable, strategic investments and craft policy that may undo some of the compounded harm caused by the long-term effects of American slavery. The Council is charged with developing a set of recommendations to bring before the Board of Commissioners for consideration.

For additional information on the Advisory Council on Reparations, please contact Alize Asberry Payne, Racial Equity Officer, at 734-222-6713 or [email protected].  

For assistance completing the application, please contact Bryce Allmacher, Deputy Clerk/Program Manager, at 734-222-6655 or [email protected]