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Racism Is A Public Health Crisis

Chair Nathan Fletcher and Vice-Chair Nora Vargas have heard you and will work to break down the barriers to equality of opportunity and access. 

Commit to making sure the County is taking significant steps to address institutional racism by pledging Racism is a Public Health Crisis in San Diego County. The Supervisors will amplify your voice on January 12th at the San Diego County Board of Supervisors meeting by introducing policies and a resolution to:   

  •  Create a County Racial Equity Action Plan
  • Require racial and equity data be used to prioritize funding 
  • Create process for community input on county policies and practices that lead to or perpetuate racial or ethnic disparity
  • Revise the statement of values, mission, vision, and strategic plan to represent equity and inclusion as core principles 
  • Require an Equity Impact Statement in all Board Letters (policies)
  • Improve data collection to identify racial disparities among programs and services meant to improve health, social, economic, educational and criminal justice circumstances