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The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) is a national membership organization for jurisdictions committed to advancing equity. Montgomery County joined the network in 2019 as a Core Member. What this means is that our policy direction will align with their directives and we will adapt to different strategies coming out of national best practices around advancing equity. GARE recommends a three-pronged approach to systematically reducing and eliminating racial inequities in government: normalizing, organizing and operationalizing for race.

Montgomery County community members and organizations are encouraged to host community (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) conversations on racial equity with their friends, neighbors and colleagues and to report their findings back using a survey tool. These structured conversations can take place in homes, community centers, houses of worship, coffee shops, parks or any place you feel comfortable. Some guiding questions for the conversation include:

Why does racial equity matter?
Are you impacted by racial inequity?
What changes do you want to see to promote racial equity and social justice?

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