Dia de los Muertos

The Diversity subcommittee of the Civic Action Commission works to ensure that Pleasant Hill is a welcoming, safe, tolerant and inclusive community for all. Email us at diversity@pleasanthillca.org

Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 15 - Oct. 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, a national recognition of the positive contributions of generations of Hispanic Americans. Learn more by reading the article on Page 9 of the Outlook newsletter.


Videos of Past Events

Social Justice and the LGBTQI+ Community  January 12, 2022, Community Conversation held on Zoom featuring Kiku Johnson, Rev. Dr. D. Mark Wilson, Cristy Smyth, Sergeant Jason Kleven, City Manager June Catalano, City Council Member Ken Carlson, and Mayor Michael Harris. 

Social Justice and the Jewish Community August 3, 2021, Community Conversation held on Zoom featuring Max Benabou, Sandra Benabou, Karen Cohen, Vice Mayor Michael Harris, Rabbi Dan Stein and Rabbi Emeritus Robert Graetz from the Pleasant Hill Jewish Community as well as Mayor Sue Noack, City Manager June Catalano, and PHPD Captain Scott Vermillion.

Social Justice and the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community  A June 3, 2021, Community Conversation held on Zoom featuring several members of the AAPI community, Civic Action Commission, City of Pleasant Hill, and Pleasant Hill Police Department.  

Social Justice and Youth An August 26 Community Conversation with high school and college students, Police Chief Bryan Hill, School Resources Officer Brett Botelho, Vice Mayor Sue Noack, and Councilman Michael Harris. 

Social Justice and the Role of the Faith Community An August 12 Community Conversation with panelists Father Paulson of Christ the King Church; the Rev. Fred Weidmann, Hillcrest Congregational Church; Rabbi Dan Stein, B'Nai Shalom; Dr. Amer Araim, author and DVC adjunct professor; Graham Seel, Executive Director of Generations Church, Police Chief Bryan Hill, and Councilmen Ken Carlson and Tim Flaherty.

Social Justice & Our Community  A July 23 Community Conversation with a special focus on the needs of the homeless, mentally ill, and others. Panelists include Gigi Crowder, Executive Director for the Contra Costa chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI);  Jaime Jenett, Community Engagement Specialist for  Contra Costa Health, Housing and Homeless Services; Amanda Cruz, CORE team member; Mayor Matt Rinn; City Manager June Catalano; Police Chief Bryan Hill.

Town Hall meeting with the Mayor and Police Chief (June 20, 2020)

Voices of the Community

"What Juneteenth means to me" 

Proclamations & Resolutions of the City Council

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