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Nov. 5, 2021

Special Called Meeting Agenda original pdf

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COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING NOVEMBER 5, 2021 AT 3PM AUSTIN CITY HALL, ROOM 1101 301 W. 2nd STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeffrey Clemmons, Huston-Tillotson University (Chair) Edwin Bautista, University of Texas at Austin Todd Clayton, Huston-Tillotson University Tatum Owens, University of Texas at Austin Isaiah Smith, Austin Community College . Lira Ramirez, University of Texas at Austin (Co-Chair) Pete Cervantes, St. Edwards University Esther Heymans, St. Edwards University Ethan Tobias, St. Edwards University AGENDA CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first ten speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 2. OLD BUSINESS 3. NEW BUSINESS a. Announcements Staff liaison and commissioners will have the opportunity to share any pertinent announcements relevant to Commission business. b. Campus Reports Commissioners may share reports concerning any recent developments on their campus or discuss upcoming programs/events. c. Election of Secretary The commission will nominate and vote on a member to serve as the Secretary through the duration of their service on the Commission for the 2021-22 session. d. Working Group – Housing Discussion on the creation of a working group on the issue of student housing access, security, and affordability. e. Working Group – Transportation Discussion on the creation of a working group on the issue of student transportation. f. Discussion and Possible Action on LGBTQ+ Rights Discussion and review of recent issues, policies, and events relating to the LGBTQ+ community, including the passage of statewide legislation during the 87th Texas Legislature. g. Discussion and Possible Action on Campus Civic Life Discussion of the state of student voting rights in Austin, consideration of means of improving campus civic life, and discussion of involvement in upcoming elections. h. Community and Municipal Involvement Discussion of how the Commission can engage with the local community, including outreach and partnerships, along with participating in other areas of municipal government. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call David Alcorta at the Youth Initiatives Office, …

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Nov. 5, 2021

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COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES (Friday, November 5, 2021) REGULAR MEETING (Friday, November 5, 2021) COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION MINUTES The College Student Commission convened in a regular meeting on Friday, November 5, 2021 at City Hall in Austin, Texas. Chair Jeffrey called the Board Meeting to order at 3:00 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Jeffrey Clemmons, Lira Ramirez, Edwin Bautista, Pete Cervantes, Todd Clayton, Esther Heymans, Tatum Owens, Isaiah Smith, and Ethan Tobias Staff in Attendance: Staff Liaison David Alcorta 1. NEW BUSINESS a. Announcements b. Campus Reports • Staff liaison David stated that we are still in the process of nominating more members. • UT Austin: Crime this week and student safety as a priority for our commission. Jeffrey recommended giving the commission’s gun culture statement from May a read. UT commissioners reached out to SafeHorns and UT Outpost this week to see what they can do for student safety. Question for the commission: what are your respective food pantries if any available? • St. Edward’s: Yes. • ACC: working on the implementation or expansion of a food pantry. • Huston–Tillotson: No, not present. • St. Edwards: November 14th-19th: there will be a challenge week that uplifts sustainable and accessible transportation options. • ACC: Shelters in Austin providing services to homeless college students. There are no shelters that work with homeless college students. c. Election of Secretary • Recommendation to nominate Tatum as secretary was approved on Tatum’s motion, Pete seconded on a 9-0 vote. d. Working Group – Housing 1 COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES (Friday, November 5, 2021) • Commissioners discussed the affordable housing crisis and the lack of Austin’s goals that have been met regarding that agenda. We want to focus on affordable and adequate housing, in terms of the quality for certain costs of housing options. Edwin referenced his plans to rebuild the West Campus Neighborhood Association. He wants this to be a model for giving students a collective voice in what is built around them, how the buildings are used, and how much they cost. • Working group for housing: o Recommendation to create a working group around the subject of housing in Austin was approved on Jeffrey’s motion, Edwin second on a 9-0 vote. o Members of the group will be: Edwin, Todd, Isaiah, and Jeffrey as working group members for now. e. Working Group – Transportation • Huston–Tillotson representative Todd spoke about …

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COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION OCTOBER 22, 2021 AT 3PM AUSTIN CITY HALL, ROOM 1101 301 W. 2nd STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeffrey Clemmons, Huston-Tillotson University (Chair) Lira Ramirez, University of Texas at Austin (Co-Chair) Edwin Bautista, University of Texas at Austin Pete Cervantez, St. Edwards University Todd Clayton, Huston-Tillotson University Esther Heymans, St. Edwards University Tatum Owens, University of Texas at Austin Isaiah Smith, Austin Community College Ethan Tobias, St. Edwards University AGENDA CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first ten speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 2. OLD BUSINESS a. Working Group – Transition 3. NEW BUSINESS a. Announcements The commission will hear updates from the working group on projects and other matters Staff liaison and commissioners will have the opportunity to share any pertinent announcements relevant to Commission business. Commission leadership will share an update on the recently adopted food insecurity grant program. b. Campus Reports Commissioners may share reports concerning any recent developments on their campus or discuss upcoming programs/events. This will also include any updates on the efforts to address food insecurity on their campus. c. Presentation by Kevin Barajas (15 minutes) Texas Civic Ambassador Kevin Barajas will provide a short presentation on tenant rights and other issues related to housing, with special attention to student housing. d. Election of Secretary The commission will nominate and vote on a member to serve as the Secretary through the duration of their service on the Commission for the 2021-22 session. e. Working Group – Housing Discussion on the creation of a working group on the issue of student housing access, security, and affordability. f. Working Group – Transportation Discussion on the creation of a working group on the issue of transportation. g. Discussion and Possible Action on Student Voting Rights and Elections Discuss and review recent issues, policies, and events pertaining to student voting rights and upcoming elections h. Community and Municipal Involvement Discussion of how the Commission can engage with the local community, including outreach and partnerships, along with participating in other areas of municipal government. ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned …

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May 21, 2021

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Versión en español a continuación. College Student Commission Meeting Friday, May 21, 2021 College Student Commission to be held 05/21/2021 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (Thursday, May 20, 2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the 05/21/2021 College Student Commission Meeting, members of the public must: • Call or email the board liaison at 512-972-5042 or david.alcorta@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker 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). • Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. • Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time 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 david.alcorta@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 the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live 1 Reunión del Comisión de Estudiantes Universitarios Viernes, 21 de mayo de 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 (Jueves, 20 de mayo de 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 512-972-5042 o david.alcorta@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará …

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May 5, 2021

Press Conference on Campus Gun Violence and Safety original pdf

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College Student Commission Community Interest Announcement Press Conference on Campus Gun Violence and Safety Wednesday May 5th at 2pm South Steps of the Texas State Capitol A quorum of Commission members may be present. No action will be taken, and no Commission business will occur. David Alcorta 512-972-5042

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April 16, 2021

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Versión en español a continuación. College Student Commission Meeting Friday, April 16, 2021 College Student Commission to be held 04/16/2021 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (Thursday, April 15, 2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the 04/16/2021 College Student Commission Meeting, members of the public must: • Call or email the board liaison at 512-972-5042 or david.alcorta@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker 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). • Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. • Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time 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 david.alcorta@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 the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live 1 Reunión del Comisión de Estudiantes Universitarios Viernes, 16 de abril de 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 (Jueves, 15 de abril de 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 512-972-5042 o david.alcorta@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará …

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20210416-003a: City of Austin College Student Food Insecurity Grant Program original pdf

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Name of Board or Commission: College Student Commission Request Number: 20210416-003a Description of Item: City of Austin College Student Food Insecurity Grant Program intended to fund initiatives and programs aimed at assisting food-insecure students across college campuses in Austin. Board or Commission Vote to refer item to Council: Unanimously approved (8-0-0) Date of Approval of Request: 04/16/2021 Attachments: ☒ Yes ☐ No If yes, please list the attachments: 20210122-3b: College Food Insecurity Grant Program Attest: David Alcorta (Staff Liaison), Jared D. Breckenridge (Chair), Jessica Riley (Co-Chair) MAYOR’S OFFICE USE ONLY Council Committee Assigned: ☐Audit and Finance Committee ☐Austin Energy Utility Oversight Committee ☐Mobility Committee ☐Health and Human Services Committee ☐Housing and Planning Committee Recommend a Fiscal Analysis be completed? Recommend a Legal Analysis be completed? Notes: Mayor Signature & Date: 1 COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Recommendation Number #20210122-3b College Food Insecurity Grant Program WHEREAS, the City of Austin College Student Commission has been established and authorized to advise members of the Austin City Council on topics that affect college students here in the City of Austin; and WHEREAS, the City of Austin both historically and in present time continues to have a young college student population that is greater than or equal to approximately 100,000+ students; and WHEREAS, the Food Insecurity Working Group was created by the College Student Commission to form productive solutions to combating food insecurity across college campuses in the City of Austin; and WHEREAS, the Food Insecurity Working Group has been informed and guided by partnerships with experts on this pressing matter, such as representatives from the Central Texas Food Bank, wherein we have explored a variety of potential local solutions; and WHEREAS, the food security needs of each Austin college are unique, and the available services at each campus are at varying levels of development and financial support; and WHEREAS, the development of a city grant program would allow for targeted investment in tailored community-based solutions that build on preexisting university programming and infrastructure; and WHEREAS, a study conducted in March 2020 by The Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, which surveyed “38,602 students attending 54 colleges and universities in 26 states,” found that as a result of the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19, “rates of food insecurity among students ranged from 42% to 56% at two-year institutions and from 33% to 42% at four-year institutions;1” and 1 Goldrick-Rab, S., Coca, V., Welton, C. …

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COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES (Friday, April 16, 2021) COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION MINUTES REGULAR MEETING (Friday, April 16, 2021) The College Student Commission convened in a regular meeting on Friday, April 16, 2021 virtually in Austin, Texas. Chair Jared called the Board Meeting to order at 3:06 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Jared D. Breckenridge, Jessica Riley, Brandow Barrows, Jeffrey Clemmons, Cristobal Garcia-Quiroz, Kindle Kreis, Kristen Marx, Bryan Nya, and Lira Ramirez Staff in Attendance: Staff Liaison David Alcorta 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES The minutes from the meeting of 4/16/2021 were approved on Board Member Kristen’s motion, Board Member Jessica second on a unanimous vote (8-0-0). 2. OLD BUSINESS a. There was a Food Insecurity working group update to inform of next steps getting on the council agenda for Recommendation #20210122-3b. b. There was an 87th Texas Legislation update on how they are working on laws regarding open-carry of guns on college campuses. 3. NEW BUSINESS a. There was a suggestion from David Alcorta for the commission to fill out the form for Recommendation #20210122-3b to get on the agenda in the near future. There was a motion by Co-chair Jessica, seconded by Board Member Lira, to change the wording of the working group’s description to: “City of Austin Food Insecurity Grant Program intended to fund initiatives and programs aimed at assisting food-insecure students across college campuses in Austin.” The motion to reword the description of Recommendation #20210122-3b by Board Member Lira’s motion, Board member Brandon second on a unanimous vote (8-0-0). b. There was an update from Board Member Jeffery and Co-chair Jessica on the Transition working group and has discussed writing out the history of the commission for that section of the handbook. Staff Liaison David will ask Ms. Eugene for a description of the history of the commission. There was a discussion on new committee members filling graduating senior’s seats and how each school’s respected advisor was handling the situation. i. ii. c. Discussion of possible action of the commission to act on all universities’ policies on guns. St. Edward’s University received text alerts of an armed intruder on campus April 10th, 2021. No students were harmed and the situation was resolved off campus by the police. The university has an app called Topper Safe. All other universities have the resources to receive text message alerts. i. ii. i. ii. 1 COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES (Friday, …

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March 19, 2021

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Versión en español a continuación. College Student Commission Meeting March 19th, 2021 College Student Commission meeting to be held 03/19/2021 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (03/18/2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the 3/19 College Student Commission Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-972-5042 or David.Alcorta@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker 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). •Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time 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 David.Alcota@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 the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular Reunión del Comisión de Estudiantes Universitarios al correo envíe un electrónico enlace de FECHA de la reunion (03/19/2021) 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 (03/18/2021 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 en 512-972-5042, la David.Alcorta@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para llamar ). • Una vez que se …

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College Student Commission Meeting Minutes 3/19 Meeting called to order 3:09pm, Friday March 19, 2021 Members present: Brandow Barrows, Cristobal Garcia-Quiroz, Jared D. Breckenridge, Jeffrey Clemmons, Kindle Kreis, Kristen Marx, Jessica Riley, and Lira Ramirez Citizens communication: none Old Business: Item 2: A.Working groups food insecurity grant program 1. Call into the city council meetings 2. 221 people have signed petition a. UT cannot lobby therefore cannot send out petition through official routes 3. St. Edward’s has been working on a letter addressed to university leadership asking for support on the grant and updates on our work so far a. Ask other schools to do a personal outreach letter B. Updates on meetings with campus advisors 1. Brandow Barrons discussed how Concordia is looking for commissioners a. New advisor for Concordia 2. St. Edward’s advisors are beginning open application process for commissioners a. Request for possible new members to observe meetings before school year ends New Business: Item 3: A. Update from transition working group a. Started creating a “how to” manual for the commission. “New student commissioner handbook”- easy to read, need to know information b. Jeffery Clemmons has created a jam board for planning what needs to be in the handbook c. Nest steps: meeting next week, to be scheduled B. Discussion and possible action for graduating commissioners a. All are graduating seniors except for Lira and Jeffrey b. Order stoles i. c. Certificates Have been approved C. Issues/Concerns with current legislation regarding school a. Mental health task force for college students b. Exempt tuition for homeless students c. Limiting tuition cost d. Carrying firearms on campus (regardless public/private) e. Contacting local lawmakers Item 4: A. Election of chair, co-chair, and secretary 2021-2022 1. Secretary: no nominations 2. Co-chair: Commissioner Jess nominates Commissioner Lira, Commissioner Kristen 3. Chair: Commissioner Jeeffrey nominates himself, Commissioner Jess seconds it. Vote seconds it. Vote passes unanimously. a. Lira Amari Ramirez is elected as Co-chair passes unanimously. a. Jeffrey Clemmons is elected as chair. Future Items: none Meeting Adjournment 3:53pm.

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Feb. 26, 2021

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Versión en español a continuación. College Student Commission Meeting 02/26/2021 College Student Commission to be held 02/26/2021 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (02/25/2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the College Student Commission Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at (512) 974-6264 or dionte.mcclendon@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker 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). •Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time 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 dionte.mcclendon@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 the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular Reunión del College Student Commission FECHA de la reunion (02/26/2021) 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 (02/25/2021 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 dionte.mcclendon@austintexas.gov or (512)974-6864 a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para llamar ). • Una vez que se haya realizado …

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Jan. 22, 2021

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Versión en español a continuación. College Student Commission Meeting 01/22/2021 College Student Commission Meeting to be held 01/22/2021 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (01/21/2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the College Student Commission Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at (512) 978-6864 or dionte.mcclendon@austintexas.gov no later than noon, 01/21/2021. The following information is required: speaker 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). •Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time 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 dionte.mcclendon@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 the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Reunión del College Student Commission FECHA de la reunion (01/22/2021) 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 (01/21/2021 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 (512) 974-6864 or dionte.mcclendon@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para llamar ). • Una vez que se haya realizado una solicitud para hablar con el enlace de la junta, la información para llamar el …

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Jan. 22, 2021

20210122-3b: College Food Insecurity Grant Program original pdf

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1 COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Recommendation Number #20210122-3b College Food Insecurity Grant Program WHEREAS, the City of Austin College Student Commission has been established and authorized to advise members of the Austin City Council on topics that affect college students here in the City of Austin; and WHEREAS, the City of Austin both historically and in present time continues to have a young college student population that is greater than or equal to approximately 100,000+ students; and WHEREAS, the Food Insecurity Working Group was created by the College Student Commission to form productive solutions to combating food insecurity across college campuses in the City of Austin; and WHEREAS, the Food Insecurity Working Group has been informed and guided by partnerships with experts on this pressing matter, such as representatives from the Central Texas Food Bank, wherein we have explored a variety of potential local solutions; and WHEREAS, the food security needs of each Austin college are unique, and the available services at each campus are at varying levels of development and financial support; and WHEREAS, the development of a city grant program would allow for targeted investment in tailored community-based solutions that build on preexisting university programming and infrastructure; and WHEREAS, a study conducted in March 2020 by The Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, which surveyed “38,602 students attending 54 colleges and universities in 26 states,” found that as a result of the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19, “rates of food insecurity among students ranged from 42% to 56% at two-year institutions and from 33% to 42% at four-year institutions;1” and 1 Goldrick-Rab, S., Coca, V., Welton, C. R., Dahl, S., & Magnelia, S. (n.d.). #REALCOLLEGE DURING THE PANDEMIC : NEW EVIDENCE ON BASIC NEEDS INSECURITY AND STUDENT WELL-BEING (Study conducted by the Hope Center and Believe in Students). https://hope4college.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Hopecenter_RealCollegeDuringthePandemic_Reupload.pdf 2 WHEREAS, the University of Texas’s food pantry, UT Outpost,2 has found that 1 in 4 students do not know where their next meal is coming from; and WHEREAS, another 2020 study conducted by Swipe Out Hunger and Chegg identified connections between food insecurity and decline in academic performance, as 35% of surveyed students said that “hunger has impacted their ability to study at some point,” and 34% of surveyed students said that “they know someone who has dropped out of college due to difficulties affording food;3” and WHEREAS, this same study found that “more than half of …

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Nov. 23, 2020

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Regular Meeting of the College Student Commission November 23, 2020 College Student Commission to be held November 23, 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 (Sunday, November 22, 2020 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the November 23, 2020 College Student Commission Meeting, members of the public must: • Call or email the board liaison at (512) 974-6864 or dionte.mcclendon@austintexas.gov no later than noon, Sunday, November 22, 2020 (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 dionte.mcclendon@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 College Student Commission Fecha de la reunion (November 23, 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 (November 22, 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: 1 • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en (512) 974-6864 or dionte.mcclendon@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 se haya llamado o enviado por correo electrónico …

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Sept. 4, 2020

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Regular Meeting of the College Student Commission 09/04/2020 College Student Commission to be held 9/4/2020 at 3pm with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (9/3/2020 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the College Student Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at (512) 974-6864 or dionte.mcclendon@austintexas.gov no later than noon, 9/3/2020. 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 dionte.mcclendon@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 College Student Commission FECHA de la reunion (09/04/2020) 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 (09/03/2020 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 (512) 974-6864 or dionte.mcclendon@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 se haya llamado o enviado por correo electrónico una solicitud para hablar al enlace de la junta, los residentes recibirán un correo electrónico o una llamada telefónica con el número de teléfono para llamar el día de la reunión programada. …

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