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Task Force on Reparations

The task force will help the Mayor and the City of Boston on healing racial inequities for descendants of slavery.

Watch: Reparations Task Force Announcement

About the Task Force

The commission was established through a 2022 City Council ordinance and appointed by Mayor Wu. The task force is made up of ten members, including two youth voices.

The Task Force on Reparations will focus on:

  1. Working with a research partner to release a study on the legacy of slavery in Boston and its impact on descendants today
  2. Engaging the community throughout the process to include input from lived experience
  3. Providing recommendations to the Mayor for reparative justice solutions for Black residents

Meetings and Events

Meetings and Events

Meeting Materials

Meeting Materials

Request for Proposals

The Task Force on Reparations is looking for a research partner to study the lasting impact of slavery in Boston. More details on the request will be available soon. 

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