Advises Council and staff on matters that relate to children, youth, and families.
Supports diversity and inclusion in Vancouver by working with City Council and staff, other agencies, the public, and multicultural groups on key issues.
Makes recommendations to Council concerning the delivery of municipal elections in the city of Vancouver.
Supports Vancouver’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities by working with City Council, City staff, other agencies, the public, and the communities themselves on key issues.
Works with city staff , civic agencies, persons with disabilities and their families to identify barriers and solutions for full participation in city life for those with disabilities.
Advises Council on strategic City priorities relating to renters and on enhancing access and inclusion for renters in developing City policy and civic life. Monitors and responds to the impacts of provincial and federal legislation affecting tenants.
Works with City staff, civic agencies, seniors and their families to identify barriers to, and solutions for, full participation in city life for seniors.
The TGVI Steering Committee works to create safe, inclusive, and welcoming spaces for trans* and gender-variant individuals. It does this by giving important advice and helping implement recommendations from the 2014 report “Building a Path to Parks and Recreation for All”.
Acts as a catalyst to developments for Aboriginal Peoples in Vancouver, and is an advisory and support body to the City of Vancouver, providing advice and recommendations to Council on issues that concern Vancouver Urban Aboriginal communities.
Advises City Council and staff on improving food sustainability in Vancouver, including program and policy changes to improve the local food system.
Advises the Fire Chief on matters related to the development of policy, operations and future directions of the Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services (VFRS).
Works with City Council and staff to implement the Gender Equality Strategy.