Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee

The mission of the DEIB Committee is to ensure that all town initiatives, policies, and procedures demonstrate a commitment to centering principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging while serving as a driver of social change in the Town of Bridgewater. The vision is to foster an environment where all the people who live, work and study in the Town of Bridgewater, experience a strong sense of belonging, feel empowered to enact change, and have equitable opportunities to thrive. 

The committee shall consist of at least five members but no more than nine members with staggered three year terms. The Town Manager, in appointing members, shall consider the following criteria: Traditionally underrepresented residents, including race, religion, sexual orientation and identity; residents with specific training on foundational principles of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging; critical thinking skills; different occupational, educational, business and community experience should also be represented.  

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