Mayor's Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council


The vision of the Council is that Lansing will be a model diverse and inclusive municipality. the missions of the Council shall be to provide expertise, resources and support for the following work streams to enable a realization of the vision:

  • Developing and recommending a diversity and inclusion management plan to the Mayor.
  • Making recommendations on employee training and education on diversity and inclusion, including the identification of core competencies employees should have to achieve the Vision.
  • Serving as a resource to the Mayor on matters related to Lansing becoming a model diverse and inclusive municipality.
  • Sponsoring and organizing employee events to celebrate diversity and inclusion in a manner that is consistent with the Vision.
  • Developing and recommending ongoing diversity and inclusion plan, performance measures, and best practices.
  • Studying and developing proposed additions, deletions, or modifications to his Charter.


  • 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • The 2nd Thursday of each month
  • St. Casimir Church
    815 Sparrow Ave.
    Lansing, MI 48910
Note: The March 12th meeting at St. Casmir Church will be cancelled due to the council attending the Safe Encounters Community Conversation. 

March 12th Safe Encounters Community Conversation Information

Link to Agendas & Minutes
Link to Mayor's Amended Charter


Staff Contact

Bishop David Maxwell
Director of Community Faith-Based Initiatives

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