African American Resource Advisory Commission - Aug. 2, 2022

African American Resource Advisory Commission Regular Meeting of the African American Resource Advisory Commission

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AFRICAN AMERICAN RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Regular Meeting – August 2, 2022, 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. City of Austin Permitting and Development Center 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr. Austin, Texas 78752 AGENDA Some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (August 1st by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely, residents must: Call or email the board liaison at Linda Hayes at Economic Development Department, at (512-974-6282)lindak.hayes@austintexas,gov , no later than noon August 1st. The information required is the speaker’s name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS Cherelle Vanbrakle Vice Chair (District 4) Dewi Smith (District 1) Clifford Gillard (District 3) Vacant (District 6) Rashida Wright (District 8) Quincy Dunlap (AAUL Appointee) Nelson Linder (NAACP Appointee) Elaina Fowler, Chair (District 10) Daryl Horton, (Appointee) Mueni Rudd (District 2) Dr. Chiquita Eugene (District 5) Serita Fontanesi (District 7) Joi Harden (District 9) Greg Smith (ARA Appointee) CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION Roger Davis (GABC Appointee) AGENDA The first 10 speakers who register to speak no later than August 1st by noon the day before the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – 1. `July 12th meeting minutes DISCUCSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 2. Presentation by Director Edward Campos and Assistant Executive Director Tamela Saldana present on this spring, SMBR will outreach with community organizations to present the outcomes of our upcoming disparity report. 3. Presentation by Principal in Charge, John Bossio with Merje Design on the Heritage Wayfinding Consultant would like to provide a project update. 4. Discussion on Town Hall Meeting, & Summer Retreat with David Gray WORKING GROUPS AND ASSIGNMENTS 5. Safety – Being safe in our home, at work an in our African American Community 6. Economic Opportunity and Affordability - Having economic opportunities and resources that enable us to thrive in our African American community 7. Health and Environment – Enjoying a sustainable environment and a healthy life, physically and mentally as an African American 8. Culture and Lifelong Learning – Being enrich by Austin’s unique civic, cultural, ethnic and learning …

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