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Civic Life Moving Forward with New Director

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Last week, Commissioner-in-Charge Jo Ann Hardesty appointed Michael Montoya as Civic Life’s Interim Director. As our bureau works to collectively transition and heal together, we wanted to share with you two letters addressing Civic Life’s path forward. One letter is for our employees outlining our next steps, and the other letter is intended for community partners and advisory bodies supported by Civic Life.

Interim Director Montoya acknowledged in the letter to community partners that there has been a lot said about our bureau in the past several weeks. However, what has overwhelmingly been left out is the incredible work Civic Life does every day alongside the outstanding community partners we work with.

Montoya shared, “We are here to support you, and we appreciate your patience as we transition. We know this period of transition and healing will not be easy, but we hope that our actions will model our dedication to you in the coming weeks and months ahead.”

Read his entire letter to Civic Life employees below:

Read his entire letter to Civic Life community partners below: