Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory CommissionAug. 23, 2022

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2022 AT 5:30 PM AUSTIN CITY HALL – BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ROOM 1101 301 W 2ND St, AUSTIN, TX 78701 Some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely: Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512-974-9107. The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on if applicable, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, District 2, Chair Sharon Vigil, District 7, Vice-Chair Ricardo Garay, District 3 Jesus Perales, District 8 Daniela Silva, District 1 Dulce Castañeda, District 10 Maria C. Solis, District 5 Felicia Peña, Mayor Sandy Ramirez, District 6 Ivanna Neri, District 4 Vacant – District 9 AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Each speaker will have three minutes to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. Speakers wishing to address an agenda item will have the chance to do so when the agenda item is called. APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission regular meeting held on July 26, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. Staff briefing from Melissa Alvarado, Economic Development Department, regarding initial concepts for heritage wayfinding design. Presented by Principal in Charge, John Bosio with Merje Design. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 3. Presentation from El Buen Samaritano and discussion and possible action regarding youth services and community health workers. Presented by Dr. Rosamaria Murillo, Chief Executive Officer. 4. Presentation from Central Health and discussion and possible action related to the Health Equity Plan. Presented by Perla and Cynthia Gallegos, Central Health. WORKING GROUP UPDATES, DISCUSSION, AND ACTION ITEMS 5. Health Work Group (Commissioner Garay) – related to COVID-19, monkeypox, and other critical public health issues, including environmental justice issues 6. Representatives to Joint Inclusion Committee (Chair Afifi and Vice-Chair Vigil) -related to latest JIC discussion and activity 7. Representatives to Commission on Seniors (Commissioner Solis) – related to issues relevant to older adults in the Hispanic/Latino community 8. Budget and Policy Priorities Work Group (Chair Afifi, Vice-Chair Vigil, & Commissioners Peña, Silva, and Perales) – related to the City Manager’s budget approved by City Council on August 18th. 9. Education and Youth Mental Health Work Group (Chair Afifi and Vice-Chair Vigil) – related to the upcoming legislative session. 10. Reimagining Public Safety Work Group (Chair Afifi, Commissioners Peña and Garay) – report of recommendation on Cap Metro’s fare capping programs 11. Arts and Culture Work Group (Chair Afifi) – related to arts and culture initiatives impacting the Latinx community 12. Strategic Initiatives and HLQOL Report (Vice-Chair Vigil, Chair Afifi, and Commissioners Garay, Perales, and Solis) – related to FY22-23 funding for Quality of Life reports. 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 Amanda Jasso at City of Austin Equity Office at 512-974-9107 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission please contact Amanda Jasso at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov