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Diversity group hopes for new city advisement commission


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IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Group may soon become a permanent fixture within the city of Ironwood’s government structure, according to group member Gerry Gripper.

“In my opinion, (the ordinance) elevates the concept of human relations, equity, inclusion, diversity. It elevates it to a municipal concern that has an ongoing presence, rather than a bunch of us rag-tag citizens running around trying to change the world,” Gripper told the Daily Globe. “Just the notion of it being elevated, even to an advisory capacity within the...