Diversity statment; Housing Commission | Letters to the Editor
Last updated 1/28/2021 at 11:35am
Diversity statement is needed
I have read and reread the mayor's article in the January 21 edition of the Edmonds Beacon ("Mayor Nelson: It's time to move forward").
He mentions, "I was elected by a majority of you to make positive change, not maintain the status quo." He also states that this city needs to move forward. This is in regard to hiring a new police chief and dealing with acts of racism.
I agree that change needs to be made regarding racism in Edmonds, and we need to move forward. However, I am uncomfortable with what transpired during the initial process. Three candidates were...