Who we are
One Westbrook is a collaboration of community members, Community Organizations, Departments of the City of Westbrook, and the Westbrook School Department. This group connects neighbors with business, school, and city leaders who value Westbrook as a just, equitable, and inclusive community. All are welcome and encouraged to join.
Mission: One Westbrook is a place for Community Education and Conversation in the spirit of social and racial justice and accountability. We identify community needs and provide solutions-based advocacy.
Vision: Westbrook: a just, equitable, and inclusive community
Values: Our core values are social and racial justice, inclusive representation, and continual learning. We embrace accountability and advocacy through our actions.
For more information about One Westbrook, please view our By-Laws (adopted Feb. 2023).
Meeting schedule & events
One Westbrook generally meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 4pm - 5pm. These meetings are open to the public, and all are encouraged to attend! At present, meetings are held remotely via Zoom. One Westbrook's 2023 calendar provides additional details about scheduled meetings for this year.
For more information, or to join our email list, please contact One Westbrook's Facilitator Amanda Atkinson-Lewis.
Events will be posted here as they are announced.
There are several subcommittees within One Westbrook, primarily focused on building connections, particularly within vulnerable or marginalized communities, identifying community needs, barriers, and opportunities for strategic advocacy, and providing DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) educational opportunities for Westbrook. Some initiatives include:
- Hosting community conversations relating to racial and social justice issues
- Organizing community gatherings and celebrations, including Westbrook's Annual Juneteenth Celebration
- Highlighting the work of community partners who promote racial & social justice work, and fostering their connections in our community