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Our commitment to equity

Our pro-equity approaches

Change the narrative

Normalize conversations to advance equity in government.

Partnerships and community engagement

Cultivate partnerships for collective impact.

Subject matter expertise

Foster accountability and policy leadership to advance DESJ priorities.

Policy analysis

Improve public policy and management through research and evaluation.

Transformational change

Transform systems, structures, and policies that perpetuate inequality.

Data, evaluation, and accountability

Build accessible data infrastructures and identify solutions to improve equity.

At DESJ, we believe that as government leaders committed to equity, we have the power to change the narrative from a government that harms to a government that can repair.

The Strategic Plan

The purpose of this document is to increase transparency and accountability as we reinforce equity in our work and throughout the County.

Read Strategic Plan 2022

Division of Equity and Social Justice Strategic Plan cover