Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force (EDI-TF)
The Association of Canadian Archivists recognizes that equity, diversity and inclusion are critical to developing a talented, capable and supportive profession. We are committed to creating an environment, both within the ACA and the broader archives and recordkeeping profession, that attracts, develops and retains individuals that reflect the communities they serve.
In recognition of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, the ACA want to make significant and meaningful change. The urgency of this commitment requires a focused task force.
The ACA’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force (EDI-TF) is responsible for recommending a strategic and coordinated approach for the ACA related to issues of equity, diversity and inclusion. The task force will explore research, best practices, and methods for the purpose of developing an EDI Action Plan to affirm the ACA’s commitment to EDI and set directions by identifying priorities and strategies to achieve them. The EDI Action Plan will provide immediate actions the ACA may undertake, as well as inform strategic planning to begin anew in 2021.
The EDI-TF is primarily responsible for the delivery of the EDI Action Plan. To adequately deliver this Action Plan, the task force will:
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