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Mayor's Office of Racial Equity

Racial Equity Advisory Board

Go-Go City by artist Kaliq Crosby

The Mayor’s Office of Racial Equity has recently established the Racial Equity Advisory Board. The Racial Equity Advisory Board consists of nine (9) community members to provide to the Office ongoing input on racial equity in the District and to serve as a liaison between the Office and the public.

Board Members

  • Dr. Shareefah Al’Uqdah (co-chair)

  • Mr. David Coleman (co-chair)

  • Ms. Vivian Lowery Derryck

  • Mr. Lamont Mitchell

  • Ms. Yolanda Lewis

  • Mr. Charles Wilson

  • Ms. Estephany Brito-Carlo

  • Mr. Kenyan Hutton

ORE is currently looking to fill the last board member position. If you are interested in learning more about his position, please contact the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments at [email protected] or (202) 722-1372.

Tentative Meeting Dates

Full board meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at the following dates and times. Please contact the Board to confirm meeting dates/times/locations.

  • Wednesday, May 31, 2023

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2023

  • Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Prior monthly meeting minutes will be provided before each meeting in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. The Board welcomes public comments and questions and reserves time during each meeting for public engagement. If interested in attending the meeting, please see the details above. Also, feel free to contact the Office of Racial Equity at [email protected] to be added to the agenda.