Education & Training

Human Relations Training and Community Education

This area helps to develop the skills of city employees and community groups in order to increase community cooperation and minority participation in the productive life of the city. It strives to reduce racial and cultural stereotypes that create social inequities, conflicts, and instability. Activities include:

  • Human relations training for police, other city employees, community groups and agencies
  • Providing mediation training for community and youth
  • Providing research evaluation, planning, and program administration
  • Conducting board meetings, subcommittees, special hearings
  • Coordinating community forums, conferences, cultural events
  • Reviewing and evaluating existing community resources for mediations, human relations training, and youth intervention