Responsible Legacy Task Force

The Prince George’s County Responsible Legacy Task Force, established by Council Resolution-81-2019, is charged with reviewing all County monuments, parks, street names, County buildings and other places of honor, and creating a process to determine the future of names linked to a prejudiced past.  The Prince George’s County Responsible Legacy Task Force will work to ensure that the County’s legacy is one of equality, diversity and inclusion.

 

Prince George’s County Responsible Legacy Task Force will be composed of 9 members:

 

  • One (1) member appointed by the County Council to serve as Chair
  • One (1) member appointed by the County Executive to serve as Vice Chair
  • A representative from the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
  • A representative from the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
  • A representative from the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation
  • A representative from the Maryland Municipal League
  • A representative from the Prince George’s County Public Schools System
  • A representative from the History department of the University of Maryland College Park or Bowie State University, with expertise in Prince George’s County history; and 
  • A representative from the general public.

 

The Prince George’s County Responsible Legacy Task Force will submit an interim report on or before December 31, 2020, and prepare a final report on or before June 30, 2021.

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Responsible Legacy Task Force Public Notice 10022020