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Versión en español a continuación. African American Resource Advisory Commission Schedule Meeting January 5, 2021 African American Resource Advisory Commission to be held January 5, 2021 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (January 4, 2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the JANUARY 5, 2021, AFRICAN RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at LINDA HAYES – 512-974-6282 lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to LINDA HAYES - lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live Reunión del African American Resource Advisory Commission Schedule Meeting FECHA de la reunion (January 5, 2021) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (January 5, 2021 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en LINDA HAYES – 512-974-6282 lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, y un número de teléfono o dirección de correo electrónico. • Una vez que …

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Dec. 11, 2020

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Versión en español a continuación. African American Resource Advisory Commission Schedule Meeting December 11, 2020 African American Resource Advisory Commission to be held December 11, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (December 10, 2020 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the DECEMBER 11, 2020, AFRICAN RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at LINDA HAYES – 512-974-6282 lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to LINDA HAYES - lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular Reunión del African American Resource Advisory Commission Schedule Meeting FECHA de la reunion (December 11, 2020) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (December 10, 2020 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en LINDA HAYES – 512-974-6282 lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, y un número de …

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Versión en español a continuación. African American Resource Advisory Commission Schedule Meeting December 11, 2020 African American Resource Advisory Commission to be held December 11, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (December 10, 2020 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the DECEMBER 11, 2020, AFRICAN RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at LINDA HAYES – 512-974-6282 lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to LINDA HAYES - lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular Reunión del African American Resource Advisory Commission Schedule Meeting FECHA de la reunion (December 11, 2020) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (December 10, 2020 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en LINDA HAYES – 512-974-6282 lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, y un número de …

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Oct. 6, 2020

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Versión en español a continuación. African American Resource Advisory Commission October 6, 2020 African American Resource Advisory Commission Meeting to be held October 6, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (October 5, 2020 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the October 6, 2020 African Resource Advisory Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Sylnovia Holt-Rabb at 512-974-3131, Linda Hayes at 412-974-3131and Joshua Robinson at 512-974-9006 no later than noon, (October 5, 2020). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live del African American Resource Advisory Reunión Commission FECHA de la reunion (October 6, 2020) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (October 5, 2020 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los residentes deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en Sylnovia Holt-Rabb at 512-974-3131, Linda Hayes at 412-974-3131and Joshua Robinson at 512-974-9006 a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, y un número de teléfono o dirección de correo electrónico. • Una vez …

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Sept. 11, 2020

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Versión en español a continuación. African American Resource Advisory Commission September 11, 2020 African American Resource Advisory Commission Meeting to be held September 11, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (September 10, 2020 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the September 11, 2020 African Resource Advisory Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Sylnovia Holt-Rabb at 512-974-3131, Linda Hayes at 412-974-3131and Joshua Robinson at 512-974-9006 no later than noon, (September 10, 2020). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live del African American Resource Advisory Reunión Commission FECHA de la reunion (September 11, 2020) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (September 10, 2020 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los residentes deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en Sylnovia Holt-Rabb at 512-974-3131, Linda Hayes at 412-974-3131and Joshua Robinson at 512-974-9006 a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, y un número de teléfono o dirección de correo electrónico. • Una vez …

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION African American Resource Advisory Commission Recommendation Number 20200911-04ai: Black Arts and Cultural District WHEREAS, the African American Resource Advisory Commission (the “Commission”) is authorized by Austin City Codes: 2-1-101 to advise the City Council on issues related to the quality of life for the City’s African American community; and WHEREAS, the Commission is specifically authorized to recommend programs designed to alleviate any inequities that may confront African Americans in social, economic, and vocational pursuits, including (1) health care; (2) housing, including affordable housing, home ownership, and homelessness; (3) entertainment opportunities for professionals and students; (4) employment; (5) cultural venues, including museums, theaters, art galleries, and music venues; and (6) Public Safety; and WHEREAS, on October 27, 2005 the City Council approved the African American Quality of Life Initiative; and WHEREAS, under the Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Recommendation from the African American Quality of Life Initiative, a need for an African American Cultural Heritage District (AACHD) was recognized to enhance the quality of life for African Americans; and WHEREAS, African American historic landmarks represent only 47 of the 629 historical landmarks in the City of Austin and City staff have worked closely with numerous Cultural Arts organizations within the city to determine the African American Cultural Heritage District meets the City of Austin's criteria; and WHEREAS, the City of Austin has detailed Strategic Direction 2023 to “strive to create a complete community where every Austinite has choices at every stage of life that allow us to experience and contribute to all of the following outcomes: Economic Opportunities, Mobility, Safety, Health and Environment, Culture and Life-long learning, and Government that Works for All of Us”; and WHEREAS, March 2017, the Mayor’s Task Force issued a report on Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities that is inclusive of a list of recommendations aimed at the dismantling of institutional racism and systemic inequities in the City of Austin and the Austin region; and WHEREAS, African Americans account for 8% of the population in Travis County, 13% of African Americans live below the poverty line, 34% of the homeless population are African Americans and 25% of those serving sentences in Travis County Jail are African American men and women. In addition, 34% of children in low income homes do not receive any learning support services while African American children make up 90% of children in low income homes and over 95% of brain development …

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20200911-04aii : Block 16 and Block 18 African American Cultural Space original pdf

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Recommendation Number 20200911-04aii: Block 16 and Block 18 African American Cultural African American Resource Advisory Commission Space WHEREAS, the African American Resource Advisory Commission (the “Commission”) is authorized by Austin City Codes: 2-1-101 to advise the City Council on issues related to the quality of life for the City’s African American community; and WHEREAS, the Commission is specifically authorized to recommend programs designed to alleviate any inequities that may confront African Americans in social, economic, and vocational pursuits, including (1) health care; (2) housing, including affordable housing, home ownership, and homelessness; (3) entertainment opportunities for professionals and students; (4) employment; (5) cultural venues, including museums, theaters, art galleries, and music venues; and (6) Public Safety; and WHEREAS, the African American Resource Advisory Commission supports the African American Cultural Heritage District Investment Initiative to WHEREAS, on October 27, 2005 the City Council approved the African American Quality of Life Initiative; and WHEREAS, under the Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Recommendation from the African American Quality of Life Initiative, a need for an African American Cultural Heritage District was recognized to enhance the quality of life for African Americans; and WHEREAS, City staff has worked closely with numerous Cultural Arts organizations within the City to determine this area meets the District's criteria; and WHEREAS, the City of Austin has detailed Strategic Direction 2023 to “strive to create a complete community where every Austinite has choices at every stage of life that allow us to experience and contribute to all of the following outcomes: Economic Opportunities, Mobility, Safety, Health and Environment, Culture and Life-long learning, and Government that Works for All of Us”; and WHEREAS, City Council adoption of the 1928 Master Plan required African Americans to relocate to the “Negro District” in order to receive basic City services, this plan strategically and systematically, along with additional ordinances were adopted to ensure full compliance with the segregated 1928 Master Plan, and the lives of African Americans have been severely impacted socially and economically by years of intentional and systemic racism due to the implementation of the 1928 Master Plan; and WHEREAS, In support of Resolution No. 20180215-082 we also ask the City Manager to, among other things, analyze and provide next steps for collaboration and support of an “Austin Cultural Trust” that could create spaces that support artists and arts organizations, preserve historic and iconic cultural buildings and spaces for creative and …

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20200911-04bi : Black Quality of Life Declaration original pdf

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION African American Resource Advisory Commission Recommendation Number 20200911-04bi: Black Quality of Life Declaration WHEREAS, the African American Resource Advisory Commission (the “Commission”) is authorized by Austin City Codes: 2-1-101 to advise the City Council on issues related to the quality of life for the City’s African American community; and WHEREAS, the Commission is specifically authorized to recommend programs designed to alleviate any inequities that may confront African Americans in social, economic, and vocational pursuits, including (1) health care; (2) housing, including affordable housing, home ownership, and homelessness; (3) entertainment opportunities for professionals and students; (4) employment; (5) cultural venues, including museums, theaters, art galleries, and music venues; and (6) Public Safety; and WHEREAS, on October 27, 2005 the City Council approved the African American Quality of Life Initiative; and WHEREAS, under the Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Recommendation from the African American Quality of Life Initiative, a need for an African American Cultural Heritage District was recognized to enhance the quality of life for African Americans; and WHEREAS, City staff has worked closely with numerous Cultural Arts organizations within the City to determine this area meets the District's criteria; and WHEREAS, the City of Austin has detailed Strategic Direction 2023 to “strive to create a complete community where every Austinite has choices at every stage of life that allow us to experience and contribute to all of the following outcomes: Economic Opportunities, Mobility, Safety, Health and Environment, Culture and Life-long learning, and Government that Works for All of Us”; and WHEREAS, City Council adoption of the 1928 Master Plan required African Americans to relocate to the “Negro District” in order to receive basic City services, this plan strategically and systematically, along with additional ordinances were adopted to ensure full compliance with the segregated 1928 Master Plan, and the lives of African Americans have been severely impacted socially and economically by years of intentional and systemic racism due to the implementation of the 1928 Master Plan; and WHEREAS, March 2017, the Mayor’s Task Force issued a report on Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities that is inclusive of a list of recommendations aimed at the dismantling of institutional racism and systemic inequities in the City of Austin and the Austin region; and WHEREAS, In support of Resolution No. 20180215-082 we also ask the City Manager to, among other things, analyze and provide next steps for collaboration and support of an “Austin …

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Aug. 3, 2020

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. African American Resource Advisory Commission Meeting August 3, 2020 African American Resource Advisory Commission Meeting to be held August 3, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (August 2, 2020 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the August 3, 2020 African Resource Advisory Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Sylnovia Holt-Rabb at 512-974-3131, Linda Hayes at 412-974-3131and Joshua Robinson at 512-974-9006) no later than noon, (August 2, 2020). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular AFRICAN AMERICAN RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Regular Meeting – August 3, 2020 10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS Daryl Horton, Chair Greg Smith Volma Overton, III Cherelle Vanbrakle Elaina Fowler Tam Hawkins Aaliyah Nobles AAUL-Vacant CALL TO ORDER 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Miriam Conner, Vice Chair Nelson Linder Dr. Chiquita Eugene Rashida Wright Clifford Gillard Elton Randal Ellen Sweets AGENDA a. Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting on the July 6, 2020. b. Approve the minutes of the Special Call Meeting on July 29, 2020. 2. OLD BUSINESS 3. SPECIAL PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION a. Carver Planning Process - Laura Esparza – Division Manager, Museum and Cultural Program – Austin Parks and Recreation Department - Carver Planning Process b. Millennium Youth Entertainment Center Update – Vanessa Silas, General Manager c. Overview of 11119 E. 11th Street …

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July 29, 2020

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. Special Call “of the African American Resource Advisory Commission Meeting” July 29, 2020 African American Resource Advisory Commission Meeting to be held July 29, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance July 28, 2020 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the July 29, 2020 African Resource Advisory Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Sylnovia Holt-Rabb at 512-974-3131, Linda Hayes at 512-974-3131and Joshua Robinson at 512-974-9006) no later than noon, (July 28, 2020). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular AFRICAN AMERICAN RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Special Call Meeting – July 29, 2020 3:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS Daryl Horton, Chair Greg Smith Volma Overton, III Cherelle Vanbrakle Elaina Fowler Tam Hawkins Aaliyah Nobles AAUL-Vacant Miriam Conner, Vice Chair Nelson Linder Dr. Chiquita Eugene Rashida Wright Clifford Gillard Elton Randal Ellen Sweets AGENDA CALL TO ORDER 1. WORKING GROUPS – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION a. Economic Opportunity and Affordability b. Mobility c. Safety 1. Resolution Office of Police Oversight d. Health and Environment e. Culture and Life Long Learning Health and Environment 1. Resolution Black Live Music Support Letter/ Rec 2. American Cultural Heritage District Mark Up Recommendation f. Government That Works for All 1. Open Letter of Support of the National Association of Social Workers 3. Future Agenda Items 4. …

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African American Resources Advisory Commission Special Call Meeting MEETING MINUTES Wednesday, July 29, 2020 The African American Resources Advisory Commission convened in a special call meeting on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in the Executive Session Room in City Hall. The meeting was called to order at 3:00 pm by President Horton African American Resources Advisory Commissioners: Present: Chair Daryl Horton, Clifford Gillard, Dr. Chiquita Eugene, Miriam Conner, Greg Smith, Nelson Linder, Elaina Fowler Cherelle Vanbrakle, and Rashida Wright, Absent: Aaliyah Noble, Tam Hawkins, Ellen Sweet, Volma Overton, III, and Elton Randel and AAUL Vacant City Staff in Attendance: Assistant City Manager Christopher Shorter, Sylnovia Holt-Rabb, Deputy Director, Economic Development Department (EDD), Vicky Valdez Division Manager of Small Business, Michelle Clemons Financial Manager Economic Development Department (EDD), Nydia Castillo, Financial Analyst II, Economic Development Department (EDD) Meeting Call to Order a. Economic Opportunity and Affordability b. Mobility c. Safety 1. WORKING GROUPS – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION 1. Resolution Office of Police Oversight Miriam Conner stated that the Recommendation passed by Office of oversight Clifford Gillard suggested taking action Motion to accept passed recommendation 1st by Commissioner Miriam Conner 2nd by Commissioner Cherelle Vanbrakle Opposed: none Abstained: none d. Health and Environment e. Culture and Life Long Learning Health and Environment 1. Resolution Black Live Music Support Letter/ Rec Discussion re: amendment to document Approve Motion to intro to delete bullet 5 Approved: Miriam Conner, Cherelle Vanbrakle, Rashida Wright Opposed: Chair Horton, Nelson Linder, Dr. Chiquita Eugene, Elaina Fowler Abstained: Clifford Gillard Motion does not carry • Amendment to Resolution Black Live Music Support Letter/ Rec to be added to next meeting’s agenda. African American Resources Advisory Commission Special Call Meeting MEETING MINUTES Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2. American Cultural Heritage District Mark Up Recommendation -Community Guest speaker Harold McMillian - Supporting the Culture District Opened for questions from Commission f. Government That Works for All 1. Open Letter of Support of the National Association of Social Workers Opened to discussion from Commissioners 3. Future Agenda Items 4. Announcements ADJOURNMENT at 4: 32 pm 1st Commissioner Dr. Chiquita Eugene 2nd Commissioner Greg Smith

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. African American Resource Advisory Commission Meeting July 6, 2020 African American Resource Advisory Commission Meeting to be held July 6, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance July 5, 2020 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the July 6, 2020 African Resource Advisory Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email one of the board liaisons Sylnovia Holt-Rabb at 512-974-3131, Linda Hayes at 512-974-3131 or Joshua Robinson at 512-974-9006) no later than noon, (July 5, 2020). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular AFRICAN AMERICAN RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Regular Meeting – July 6, 2020 1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS Daryl Horton, Chair Greg Smith Volma Overton, III Cherelle Vanbrakle Elaina Fowler Tam Hawkins Aaliyah Nobles AAUL-Vacant CALL TO ORDER 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Miriam Conner, Vice Chair Nelson Linder Dr. Chiquita Eugene Rashida Wright Clifford Gillard Elton Randal Ellen Sweets AGENDA a. Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting on the April 10th, May 4th, meeting 2. OLD BUSINESS 3. SPECIAL PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION a. Carver Museum Master Plan Update – Carre Adams b. Office of Police Oversight’s 2018 Office-Involved Shooting Report Overview, Farah Muscadin –Police Monitor, City of Austin Office c. Black Direct Investment – Ivanna Neri and Kendra Garrett 4. WORKING GROUPS – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION a. Economic Opportunity and Affordability b. …

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African American Resources Advisory Commission MEETING MINUTES July 6, 2020 The African American Resources Advisory Commission convened in a meeting on Tuesday, July 6, 2020 virtual meeting. The meeting was called to order at 1:00 pm by President Horton African American Resources Advisory Commissioners: Present: Chair Daryl Horton, Clifford Gillard, Dr. Chiquita Eugene, Miriam Conner, Cherelle Vanbrakle, Rashida Wright, Greg Smith, Nelson Linder, and Elaina Fowler Absent: Aaliyah Noble, Tam Hawkins, Ellen Sweet, Volma Overton, III, and Elton Randel and AAUL Vacant City Staff in Attendance: Sylnovia Holt-Rabb, Deputy Director, Economic Development Department (EDD), Vicky Valdez Division Manager Small Business Program Economic Development Department, Joshua Robinson, Quality of Life Commission Liaison, Equity Office, and Linda Hayes Commission Liaison Economic Development Department. Citizen Communication: 1. Approval of Minutes 2. Old Business - None 3. Presentations: Approval of Minutes – April minutes and May minutes April minutes – motion by Commission Gillard and 2nd by Vice Chair Conner – minutes approved May minutes – motion by Commissioner and 2nd by Commissioner Vanbrakle a. Carre Adams – Lead Curator/Cultural and Arts Education Manager Carver Museum Master Plan Update –– Discussion on the Master Plan Update for the museum. Updated the commission on the budget the museum will work with. Greg Montes PARD Project Manager provided input on the master plan also. b. Farah Muscadin –Police Monitor, City of Austin Office of Police Oversight’s 2018 Office-Involved Shooting Report Overview, – Discussion on 2018 Officer Involve Shooting Report and Police Accountability. Commission requested for 2019 report currently working on it. c. Black Direct Investment – Ivanna Neri and Kendra Garrett – no presenters 4. Working Groups - Discussion and Possible Action a. Economic Opportunity and Affordability i. Vice Chair Conner discuss Black Direct Investment –a Family Independence Initiative for a fund for Black people like RISE funding. b. Mobility c. Safety – 1. Resolution Redirecting Funding & Reform Recommendation – Discussion to discuss at the next meeting d. African American Resources Advisory Commission MEETING MINUTES July 6, 2020 2. Resolution Office of Police Oversight - a. Health and Environment b. Culture and Life Long Learning Health and Environment • Resolution Black Live Music Support Letter/ Rec – Will discuss at the next c. Government That Works for All meeting • Open Letter of Support of the National Association of Social Workers - Will discuss at the next meeting 5. Special Presentation, The African American Community …

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July 6, 2020

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May 28, 2020

Community Interest Announcement original pdf

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African American Resource Advisory Commission Community Interest Announcement Master Planning Small Group discussion for the Carver Museum, Genealogy and Cultural Center May 28, 2020 6:30PM to 8:30PM d2f64ba9f87 will occur. https://meetingsamer15.webex.com/meetingsamer15/j.php?MTID=m2a0670ddf9cb300ca7174 A quorum of Commission members may be present. No action will be taken and no AARAC business

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May 4, 2020

Agenda original pdf

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. African American Resource Advisory Commission Special Call Meeting May 4, 2020 African American Resource Advisory Commission Special Call Meeting to be held May 4, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (May 3, 2020 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the May 4, 2020 African Resource Advisory Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Sylnovia Holt-Rabb at 512-974-3131, Linda Haye at 412-974-3131and Joshua Robinson at 512-974-9006) no later than noon, (May 3, 2020). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to lindak.hayes@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular AFRICAN AMERICAN RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Special Call Meeting – May 4, 2020 1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS Daryl Horton, Chair Greg Smith Volma Overton, III Cherelle Vanbrakle Elaina Fowler Tam Hawkins Aaliyah Nobles AAUL-Vacant CALL TO ORDER Miriam Conner, Vice Chair Nelson Linder Dr. Chiquita Eugene Rashida Wright Clifford Gillard Elton Randal Ellen Sweets AGENDA 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting on the April 10th, meeting 2. SPECIAL PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION a. Michael Ward Jr., - Austin Urban Technology Movement [AUTM] 3. WORKING GROUPS – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION a. Safety i. Review Community Response Letter from Austin Justice Coalition a. Economic Opportunity and Affordability i. Review recommendation from Family Independence Initiative (FII) ii. Review Fair Chance Housing Resolution b. Health and Environment i. …

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