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Seeking members for NEW Anti-Racism Task Force Committee & 1 citizen rep for vacancy on Museum Commission

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The Anti-Racism Task Force is a NEW committee of the Town of Bridgewater whose vision is to eliminate racism and prejudice in all of its forms within the Town. As a new Committee, nine (9) interested individuals who live, work or play in the Town of Bridgewater are required. The applications will be reviewed and appointments will be made by resolution of Council. The task force will serve in an advisory capacity to Town Council in local race issues that impact those who live, work or play in the Town of Bridgewater. The task force aims to promote a town free of racism and discrimination by:

- Advising Town Council on best practices for developing and implementing policies, plans, services, and facilities that eliminate racism and discrimination;

- Monitoring and reporting to Town Council racist and discriminatory practices in the community;

- Acting as a liaison between community members and town Council on issues of racism and discrimination in the community; and

- Developing an action plan for Town Council to approve for addressing racism and discrimination, as well as promoting diversity and equal opportunity within the Town of Bridgewater.

If you wish to learn more about eligibility requirements, click here and find a link to the Anti-Racism Task Force Committee terms of reference at the bottom of the page..

The successful candidate would be appointed by resolution of Council. The objective of the Bridgewater Museum Commission is to operate, manage, and maintain one or more museums within the town, including the DesBrisay Museum. Their aim is to develop and operate educational and cultural programs, as well as, preserve and present artifacts, information, etc. which are of a historical, natural and/or cultural significance to the Town of Bridgewater and the surrounding County of Lunenburg. For a review of the Act of Incorporation for the Bridgewater Museum Commission, click here.

If either of the above opportunities, or any other committee/commission is of interest, click here and complete and send the form as indicated.