Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1044    Version: Name: 2021 Diversity Calendar Proposal.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/28/2020 In control: Diversity and Inclusion Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/11/2020
Title: Resolution approving the 2021 Diversity Calendar.
Attachments: 1. 2021 Diversity Calendar.pdf, 2. 2021 Diversity Calendar Amended


Resolution approving the 2021 Diversity Calendar.


Staff Summary

                     Lake County is committed to fostering, cultivating, and promoting a culture of diversity and inclusion that treats one another with dignity and respect.

                     Lake County would like to acknowledge significant dates and holidays throughout the year that recognizes and celebrates diversity and encourages inclusivity.

                     A diverse employee panel identified a list of significant dates for the committee’s consideration.





WHEREAS, the Lake County Board established a Diversity and Inclusion Committee charged with advising the County Board and County Administrator on issues surrounding diversity and inclusion in the County’s workforce; and


WHEREAS, Lake County is committed to supporting the rights and privileges of all people regardless of their age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language differences, nationality or national origin, physical and mental and development abilities, education, work and behavioral styles, political affiliation, race, religion or believe, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, or military service; and


WHEREAS, in order to celebrate the diversity of Lake County and to promote and encourage the view of Lake County as an inclusive community, it is recommended that a Diversity Calendar for 2021 be established to highlight and celebrate different groups over the course of the year; and


WHEREAS, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee hereby has reviewed and recommends the attached 2021 Diversity Calendar for consideration; and


WHEREAS, during the noted months, opportunities to highlight and celebrate the various groups/events will be promoted through County activities and displays.


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois that it approves and establishes the 2021 Diversity Calendar for Lake County, and that it encourages all residents and employees to help celebrate the entirety of the Lake County community throughout the year.


DATED, at Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois on this 11th day of August A.D. 2020.