Equity Advisory Committee – August 10, 2021 Minutes

Equity Advisory Committee
Chestertown Unites against Racism
August 10th, 2021


Executive Action: Approval of minutes June,2021

Chairman: Start Meeting 7/13/2021 (No meeting month of July)


Recap- Juneteenth Celebration June 14th-19th, 2021
Over 55 community members joined the Jedi Training’s
Apprx. 800 in attendance Friday 6/18 and 400 Saturday 6/19
Over a dozen Minority Businesses participated
Community Impact Award Dr. Andrea Kane/ Community Advocate Award Chris Cerino

Committee Agenda:

Karen Somerville and Cindy Fulton w/Historic Signage (Education)
Nivek Johnson w/ Legacy Day (Unification)

Plan Implementation: Education, Legislation and Unification

Juneteenth video released
Research Charlie Graves Uptown Club w/Historic Signage (Education)
JEDI Training recommendation to the Town council for committee’s and members
Farmers Market w/Banners and Signs (Unification)

Historic Video Selection upcoming:

Bigg Mixx Barbershop
Freedom Riders in Chestertown
Seeking Community Ideas

New Business

Data collection w/Police Reform (Legislative)

Public Comment: Agenda

Individuals or groups will be provided 2 minutes (NO EXCEPTIONS)

Next meeting Tuesday September 14th, 2021