C011 (Anti-Racism Training for Deputies and Alternates)

House of Deputies Message #26

The House of Deputies informs the House of Bishops that on Jul 8, 2022 it considered resolution C011 (Anti-Racism Training for Deputies and Alternates). The house acted to:

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Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That beginning on January 1, 2022 the lay and ordained leadership of The Episcopal Church, including all ordained persons, professional staff, and those elected or appointed to positions of leadership on committees, commissions, agencies, and boards, and as deputies or alternates to General Convention be required to take anti-racism training and receive certification of such training, in accordance with the existing policies of The Episcopal Church, the provinces and the dioceses, and be it further

Resolved, That the Executive Council, through appropriate staff and interim bodies, develop and implement processes for collecting information regarding how this mandate is being implemented and data on the participation in training by covered individuals within their jurisdiction from the dioceses, provinces, Episcopal seminaries and other programs preparing individuals for ordination, committees, commissions, agencies and boards, and all other entities subject to this requirement, and make such information and data readily available to the Church at least 6 months prior to each General Convention.