LA Council Orders “Racial Equity Audit” of City Programs, Policies, and Practices

This news article describes The Los Angeles City Council’s move o have staff members draft a “Racial Equity Audit” of the city’s programs, policies and practices to determine whether systemic barriers block Black Angelenos and other underserved communities from accessing benefits and opportunities. The goal is to ensure that city departments equitably distribute services and resources, move beyond implicit bias and recognize manifestations of racial intolerance and institutional racism.