Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

On February 21, 2017 the City Council adopted Resolution R-5240 declaring Kirkland a safe, inclusive, and welcoming community for all people. Since that time, the City has embarked on several initiatives related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging across all City departments.  

Update (07/05/22) - the City Council accepted the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging 5-Year Roadmap(PDF, 340KB) through Resolution R-5548(PDF, 309KB). (En español(PDF, 543KB) ). For a high-level overview of the Roadmap, please reference the "At-a-Glance"(PDF, 182KB) two-page document.