Model Executive Orders to Secure Equity

Model Executive Orders

The model executive orders or ordinances can be used to help secure equity for residents. Click on the links below to download any of the model executive orders or ordinances.

Diversity training for Board and Commission membersCreation of chief diversity and inclusion officerEstablishes public engagement and outreach principles
Police accountability and racial justice Use "Rooney Rule" for city openingsUse “returning citizen” instead of “ex-offender” in city efforts policy
Executive order re: pay equityProclamation about National Day of Racial Healing

The National Civic League has researched executive orders or ordinances designed to secure equity for residents. These items may be used to develop ordinances or other public policies.

If your city has an ordinance or an executive order to share with others, please feel free to submit it to

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