The City of Lynnwood is a member of GARE: Government Alliance on Race and Equity, which is a national network of government working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all.
Lynnwood has a 12-member team that is participating in the regional cohort of training. This cross-departmental team is learning about equity action plans and equity toolkits, and learning best practices and strategies for implementing racial equity into our city business. This team consists of members from a variety of departments. There are representatives from Human Resources, Lynnwood Police Department, Public Works, Finance, Executive Office, Community Development, Parks & Recreation, and Information Technology.