In January, Douglas County became a member of the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE), a national network of local, state and regional governments working to advance racial equity and increase opportunities for all. GARE members collaborate and share effective practices to advance policies and practices and develop solutions to racial equity challenges.
Douglas County’s three areas of focus will be:
- Organizational and employee development
- Criminal justice programs and services
- Open space preservation and planning
Members of Douglas County’s GARE leadership team are: Assistant County Administrator Jill Jolicoeur, Sustainability Director Jasmin Moore, Criminal Justice Coordinator Mike Brouwer and Human Resources Manager Michelle Spreer.