Welcome to the Town of Groton, Connecticut

DEI Collaborative

Groton Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Collaborative

  • Celebrates the uniqueness of each individual in our community
  • Believes that developing cross-cultural empathy and understanding is vital to Groton's future
  • Is dedicated to creating and maintaining an environment that welcomes and celebrates Groton's diversity.


  • Executive Committee – Establish bylaws and governance, identify priorities, evaluate outcomes, obtain resources.
  • Events – Plan, organize and implement DEI-friendly events, participate in existing events.
  • Education and Outreach – Prepare and present educational materials, organize community conversations, identify underrepresented populations and extend invitations for engagement.
  • Workforce and Leadership – Work to attract and develop a diverse workforce and citizens to serve on various boards in the community.
  • Citizen Response – Review concerns and related policies and practices to identify systemic issues/barriers and recommend and advocate for corrective actions to increase equitable outcomes. Submit a Citizen Response/Concern form to share ideas on how we can make things better.