Racial Equity

Let’s Talk About Racial Equity and Water

We want to hear from you! The Water Boards are developing a Racial Equity Initiative to ensure our programs and policies preserve, protect and restore California’s drinking water and water resources equitably for people of all races. We are holding four community listening sessions to gather input. Your feedback will be used to guide the development of Water Boards action plans and resolutions.

Space is limited to 50 participants for each listening sessions. Advanced registration is required; please register online at https://bit.ly/32tpnl3.

Racial Equity Listening Session #1
Monday l November 30, 2020
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, PST

Racial Equity Listening Session #2
Tuesday l December 1, 2020
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, PST

Racial Equity Listening Session #3
(IN SPANISH LANGUAGE ONLY)
Wednesday l December 2, 2020
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, PST

Racial Equity Listening Session #4
Thursday l December 3, 2020
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, PST

The meeting on December 2 will be held entirely in Spanish. If you require interpretation for a language besides Spanish, or if you require sign language services. Please contact Marina Perez at (916) 322-4265 or marina.perez@waterboards.ca.gov at least 10 business days before the meeting.

Telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) users may contact the California Relay Service at: 800.735.2929 or voice line at 800.735.2922.

For questions, please email racialequity@waterboards.ca.gov.