A051 Improve recruitment, hiring, appointment retention and representation of People of Color within The Episcopal Church

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That this 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church (“TEC”) hereby commit to developing greater representation and retention of People of Color in all church positions; and be it further

Resolved, That TEC staff, in partnership with the Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism & Reconciliation and others, be asked to complete the development and dissemination of a set of guidelines and best practices for recruitment, hiring, appointment, retention, and representation of People of Color in hired and appointed church positions; and be it further

Resolved, That all parishes, dioceses, and institutions will be encouraged to follow these guidelines and best practices reporting the results of their efforts through the annual parochial report.