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Versión en español a continuación. Regular Meeting of the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:30pm Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission to be held April 27 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (April 26 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the April 27th Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512-974-9107 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, 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 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 Amanda.Jasso@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. Reunión del Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission FECHA de la reunion (martes, 27 de abril, 2021 5:30pm) 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 (26 de abril 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 Amanda Jasso, 512-974-9107, Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para …

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Agenda Addendum original pdf

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2021 AT 5:30 PM VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Ricardo Garay Lourdes Zuniga Zaira R. Garcia Felicia Peña Melissa Ayala Sharon Vigil Maria C. Solis AGENDA ADDENDUM 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS b. Parks and Recreation Department, Miro Rivera Architects and Tatiana Bilbao ESTUDIO – Briefing on MACC Phase 2 project 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 Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular

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2021-22 Budget Recommendations (15 total) original pdf

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Story: What did you hear from the community? Several disparities around testing and vaccination towards the Latino Community. Several complaints and conversations have been hosted by our commission, the Austin Latino Coalition, GAVA, Community Resilience Trust, to name a few around health disparities affecting the Latino community. There continues to be a huge digital divide issue for Latinos to register to get a vaccine. Problem: What is the problem you identify? APH needs more staffing support and there needs to be more inclusive practices to better ensure easier access to vaccination. Current Funding: APH, Biden Administration funding, CARES Act $330 Million to Invest in Community Health Workers. https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/03/25/f act-sheet-biden- administration-announces-historic-10-billion-investment-to-expand-access-to-covid-19-vaccines-and- build-vaccine-conf idence-in-hardest-hit-and-highest-risk-communities/ Deadline 5/3/202 https://www.cdcfoundation.org/CBO-VaccineConf idence-RFP?inline How does the problem show up in your community? Who is most impacted by the problem? Considering all of the information you have or have not collected above, how do we solve for this problem? Implement more walk up vaccination sites where an appointment is not necessary nor a car is necessary to receive a vaccine. Similar to: Walk-up First dose COVID-19 vaccine- DELCO Center https://www.f acebook.com/events/218392352961897 & Walk In First dose COVID-19 Vaccine- Mexican Consulate https://www.f acebook.com/photo?fbid=1147117225763797&set=a.107495663059297 Implement a community health worker framework and invest a budget into hiring and developing a community health worker framework. The city needs to allocate budget to invest in community based organizations that can help address vaccination issues - outsource RFP contracts to vendors who have the trust of the community to help increase vaccination rates and help tackle vaccine misinformation. Increase the access points for walk up vaccinations. Ensure it is easy for people to access through CapMetro and transportation. Equitable access points in the eastern crescent. Provide more assistance to enrollment - calling the hotline. Ensure Language Access during telephone call and on information that’s distributed. Ensure diversity of vendors and staff providing vaccination assistance. Story: What did you hear from the community? The Latino community has experienced hardship due to COVID. Several businesses have been impacted, nonprofits that help directly impacted Austinites have seen their demand increase, and there has been an economic impact where people are needing more financial assistance in rent support, direct cash aid, and assistance with bills and emergency expenses. There are also several issues around accessing vaccines and selecting vendors that can meet the needs of a diverse constituent base. Food access is also a large issue during COVID. …

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March 23, 2021

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Versión en español a continuación. Regular Meeting of the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:30pm Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission to be held March 23 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (March 22 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the March 23rd Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512-974-9107 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, 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 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 Amanda.Jasso@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. Reunión del Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission FECHA de la reunion (Martes, March 23, 2021 5:30pm) 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 (March 22 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 Amanda Jasso, 512-974-9107, Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para llamar). • …

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MACC Phase 2 Programming Update original pdf

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EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MACC P2 PROGRAMMING PRESENTATION Miro Rivera Architects and Tatiana Bilbao ESTUDIO EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Phase 2 ESB-MACC Mission Statement “The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, creation, presentation, and promotion of the cultural arts of Mexican Americans and other Latino cultures.” The ESB-MACC is at the heart of assembly, learning, and arts for the Latino and local community of Austin. Phase 1 of its construction was completed in 2007, and in 2018 a plan was approved by Council, which outlines a further 2 phases that will secure the future needs of the campus. The diagrams below show the scope for each phase of the center’s growth; Phase 1 1998 - 2007 Phase 2 2017 onwards Phase 3 Future 165 ESB MACC Programming Presentation © Miro Rivera Architects / Tatiana Bilbao ESTUDIO 2 ESB-MACC GOALS To preserve, create, promote and present the Mexican American Cultural Arts and Heritage along with other Latino Cultures. To improve existing spaces and add new areas in order to expand activities and programs for a growing community. To be a place of inclusion, expression and integration as well as a symbol of cultural permanence and identity. To be a bigger center of resources for the community, artists, and visitors. 165 ESB MACC Programming Presentation © Miro Rivera Architects / Tatiana Bilbao ESTUDIO 3 STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT Virtual Meetings ESB-MACC Advisory Board 12.14.2020 - Advisory Board Members; PARD Management Team 01.08.2021 - PARD Leadership; ESB-MACC Staff Youth Group Community of Artists 12.17.2020 01.28.2021 02.01.2021 Education and History Stakeholders 02.02.2021 Community Leaders and Legacy Stakeholders 02.04.2021 Spanish only Community meeting 02.06.2021 - MACC Administration; - MACC Production Staff; - MACC Educators and Instructors; - Exhibitions Coordinator; - Culture and Arts Assistance; - Rentals and LAAP coordination; - Caminos Teen Program leader; - Caminos Teen Program Participants; - Former Caminos Teen Program members; - Latino Artists, poets, musicians and band members; - LAAP collaborators; - Academia Cuauhtli founders; - MACC tour guides/ teachers; - Tejano Genealogy Society of Austin leadership; - Academia Cuauhtli leader; - Tejano Genealogy Society of Austin leaders; - Educators; - A’lante Flamenco Team; - Other Community members; - MACC collaborator; - Community Leaders and longtime users of the MACC; - Former employees of the MACC; - MACC volunteers; - Artists and researchers; - Coordinators of MACC’s events; - Former MACC Advisory Board Members; 165 ESB MACC Programming Presentation …

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MACC Phase 2 Staff and Consultants original pdf

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Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Phase 2 Improvements - 2018 Facility Expansion Plan + + Prime Consultant City Team Construction Manager at Risk Miro Rivera Architects (Austin) + Tatiana Bilbao Estudio (Mexico City) Joint Venture Heidi Tse, Public Works Project Manager Chad Lewallen, Public Works Project Assistant Christina Bies, PARD Project Coordinator Alan Codina, Pre-Construction Mgr Christine Sheng, Client Director Miguel Rivera, Project Manager (Partner) Juan Miro, Project Architect (Partner) Elsa Ponce, Project Coordinator (Partner)

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March 10, 2021

Agenda original pdf

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Versión en español a continuación. Special Called Meeting of the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:30pm Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission to be held March 10 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (March 9 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the March 10th Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512-974-9107 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, 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 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 Amanda.Jasso@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. Reunión del Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission FECHA de la reunion (Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:30pm) 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 (March 9 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 Amanda Jasso, 512-974-9107, Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para llamar). …

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20210310-5a: Urgent Social Service Response for individuals and families most affected by COVID-19 original pdf

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Hispanic Quality of Life Commission Recommendation Number (20210310‐5a): Urgent Social Service Response for individuals and families most affected by COVID‐19 Whereas, The City of Austin, Travis County, and the State of Texas issued disaster declarations relative to each jurisdiction in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID‐19) pandemic in order to protect public health; and Whereas, necessary measures taken by the City of Austin to control the spread of COVID‐19 in alignment with recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) have resulted in closed schools, limited public interactions, and resulted in an unprecedented number of Austin residents facing unemployment or underemployment; and Whereas, the mission statement in the City of Austin’s Strategic Direction 2023 highlights the values of economic opportunity and equity, which are emphasized through different outcomes, anchors, indicators and strategies that guide the City’s priorities and governance; and Whereas, the City of Austin has received significant federal relief funds for use in responding to the public health emergency with respect to COVID‐19 relief such as emergency financial assistance to individuals and families directly impacted by the loss of income due to COVID‐19 public health emergency, which those individuals and families may use for housing assistance and food assistance; and Whereas, many City of Austin residents were excluded from federal stimulus relief pertaining to COVID‐19 along with expanded unemployment benefits; and Whereas, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has announced that testing, prevention, or treatment for COVID‐19 will not be used against immigrants in a public charge test; and Whereas, Travis county evictions filings show a significant upward trend in all five precincts for the time periods of 2016 to 2019 and with evidence showing a strong link between eviction moratoriums being lifted to an increase in COVID‐19 cases and COVID‐19 deaths; and Whereas, Travis Court Moratoriums, Travis County and City of Austin Notice to Vacate Prohibitions, CDC Federal moratoriums and CARES Act provide only stop gap frameworks and no direct solution to housing payments for Austin families most in need under COVID‐19; and Whereas, Tenant Stabilizations programs such as RENT Assistance by Housing and Planning Department with the City of Austin have only served 3,530 total households for an average of 2.9 months on assistance and have shown to be inadequately funded in relation to the current need in Austin; and Whereas, housing and food needs constitute basic social and human rights. And …

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Versión en español a continuación. Regular Meeting of the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:30pm Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission to be held February 23 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (February 22 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the February 23rd Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512-974-9107 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, 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 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 Amanda.Jasso@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. Reunión del Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission FECHA de la reunion (Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:30pm) 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 (February 22 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 Amanda Jasso, 512-974-9107, Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para llamar). • …

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Jan. 26, 2021

Agenda original pdf

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Versión en español a continuación. Regular Meeting of the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:30pm Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission to be held January 26 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 25 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the January 26th Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512-974-9107 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, 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 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 Amanda.Jasso@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. Reunión del Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission FECHA de la reunion (Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:30pm) 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 25 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 Amanda Jasso, 512-974-9107, Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para llamar). • …

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Approved Minutes original pdf

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2021 AT 5:30 PM VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING (RECORDED) CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Ricardo Garay Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia Felicia Peña Maria C. Solis Lourdes Zuniga Sharon Vigil MINUTES CALL TO ORDER – Chair Afifi called to order at 5:34pm. Board Members in Attendance: Chair Amanda Afifi, Vice Chair Angelica Erazo, Maria Solis, Lourdes Zuniga, Felicia Peña, Melissa Ayala, Sharon Vigil PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Speakers who register to speak no later than noon the day before the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda.  David Goujan, Chair of MACC Advisory Board provided update on Phase II expansion of the MACC. 1. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON SUSPENSION OF ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER a. Vice Chair Erazo moved to suspend Robert’s Rules of Order. Commissioner Solis seconded. Motion passed unanimously. Vice Chair moved to reinstate at end of the meeting to vote on agenda items. Commissioner Solis seconded. Motion passed unanimously. 2. APPROVAL OF NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER MINUTES a. Vice Chair Erazo moved to approved minutes with amendment to remove Commissioner Solis from December minutes, as she was not present. Commissioner Vigil seconded. Motion passed unanimously. 3. STAFF BRIEFING a. Briefing on COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout and Outreach Strategy – Assistant Director Adrienne Sturrup, Austin Public Health Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular b. Briefing on the equity assessment SWOT analyses and report on racial inequities within Austin Police Department – Chief Equity Officer Brion Oaks, City of Austin Equity Office c. Briefing on the audit on cultural centers and actions taken – Laura Esparza, Museums and Cultural Programs Division Manager, Austin Parks and Recreation Department 4. PUBLIC BRIEFINGS a. None 5. NEW BUSINESS 6. OLD BUSINESS a. Discussion and possible action related to eviction protections, direct cash assistance, and COVID-19 housing crisis i. Vice Chair Erazo moved to postpone this item until February meeting. Commissioner Solis seconded. Motion passed unanimously. a. Economic Development and Access to Affordable Housing work group (Vice Chair Erazo and Commissioners Garcia and Zuniga) – Vice Chair Erazo discussed City purchase of hotel for temporary supportive housing b. Health work group (Commissioner Garay) – no new update c. Representatives to Joint Inclusion Committee (Commissioners Solis and Afifi) – Commissioner Solis will be stepping …

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APD Divisions Equity Assessment original pdf

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APD Divisional Equity Assessments 1 COA/APD Equity Assessment Tool  Developed in partnership with Equity Action Team  Recognized by Open Government Partnership as a Star level intervention for transparency and potential impact  By end of 2020, 100% of departments will complete  APD completing assessment at divisional level  C+APD Approach 2 Operation alizing Equity - Values Lead with Race/Ethnicity Focus on human centered design and institutional empathy Engage residents, especially those adversely affected, in decision making Bring conscious attention to racial inequities and disparities before decisions are made Avoid or minimize adverse impacts and unintended consequences Affirm our commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity 3 High Level Findings • Loss of community trust • Culture of Fear • Incomplete Data Collection • No Codified Equity Plans or Standards • Lack of understanding of the core principles of racial equity Divisions Assessed • Training • Recruitment • Data Planning • Internal Affairs • Finance • Human Resources • Victim Services 4 SWOT Analysis APD Training Division 5 Researcher Recommended: A Redesign of APD Training Academy and Training Division “This assessment found significant racial and gender disparities in the standards and practices of APD’s Training division. Division leadership failed to produce any measurable standards for ensuring equitable practices. The division’s self- assessment identified one black employee out of 57. Data provided by APD highlighted further disparities in graduation rates, with 81.6% of white male cadets graduating from the academy compared to 48.5% of Black male cadets. Over five years, Black cadets accounted for only 5.19% of all academy graduates and were more likely to leave the academy or sustain an injury than any other racial group. All racial groups, other than white cadets, were underrepresented in graduating classes.” 6 Inform the discussion around future cadet classes and the design Inform comprehensive audit of APD by Kroll and Associates Inform the work of the Reimagining Public Safety Task Force Next Steps • • • • Work with divisions to develop equity action plans • Connect with data from Community Video Review Panel • Begin planning for next set of divisions 7

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Covid-19 Vaccine Update original pdf

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COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE Hispanic Quality of Life Commission January 26, 2021 Adrienne Sturrup Austin Public Health Assistant Director 1 Community Vaccination Strategy Goal: Maximize the Health of the Community through Vaccination Secure the Health Infrastructure Prevent Severe Disease and Death n~85,000 Protecting those who protect us from the disease and for whom we have the least redundancy Protecting our essential workers gets our economy working again and our kids back to school n~Unknown Eliminating disease by focusing on the hardest hit – communities of color, low income, and older adults n~205,000 Eliminating disease in those over 50 and in those with high-risk conditions eliminates most COVID-19 related deaths in our community Preventing community transmission reduces severe disease and death in our community and reduces the burden on our health system n~916,000 Protect our Essential Workers Prevent Community Transmission A C B D City of Austin Vaccine Activities and Outreach APH provided 24,000 vaccines over the last two weeks • Two point of distribution sites • Continuing to prioritize frontline school staff that meet 1a and 1b criteria • Using closed point of distribution • Efforts continue this week • Survey for childcare providers • Expecting 12,000 more vaccines from the State this week • Pilot continues for outgoing calls to set up accounts and schedule appointments • On-going vaccine outreach and education Vaccines Administered Long Term Care Update • CVS and Walgreens have provided vaccine at 51 facilities reaching at least 5,625 staff and residents. • APH continues to assess for gaps in vaccine coverage among Assisted Living Facilities and Skilled Nursing Facilities. • The APH COVID-19 vaccine nursing strike team has provided onsite vaccination at one (1) nursing facility and 4 assisted living facilities to fill gaps. • Vaccination gaps • Serenity Pflugerville Assisted Living (Travis County)- 4 residents. • Walgreens agreed to provide coverage. • A vaccination date is pending. • APH continue to share educational materials and strategies for facilities on how to build vaccine confidence among LTCF staff. Community Preparations for Phase 3 Vaccination Goal: Everyone who wants a vaccine has access to a vaccine provider There are many, many things to be done between now • Open preregistration portal • Increase and encourage provider enrollment • Identify reasons for vaccine hesitancy • Engage with hard-to-reach populations • Engage with the broader community • Develop and broadcast messages to address vaccine hesitancy • Seek feedback and …

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Jan. 26, 2021

Update on Cultural Centers Audit original pdf

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Update on Cultural Centers Audit Division Manager, Museums and Cultural Programs Austin Parks and Recreation Center Laura Esparza Scope of the Audit  PARD Programs, Financial, and Operations/Maintenance Management Systems  Nine recommendations  Quarterly Reports  Included, but not limited to:  George Washington Carver Museum, Genealogy and Cultural Center  Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center  Asian American Resource Center  Mexic-Arte Museum AUDIT 2020 RECOMMENDATIONS Status Report Q1 Recommendations 1-3 ITEM W HO/W HEN/HOW Q1 Ac c omplishments PARD/Periodically TBD by PARD 1. Periodic ally update fac ility master plans 2. ADA/Maintenanc e Issues 3. Optimize fac ility use a. Evaluate spac e usage, analy ze data and develop proposal b. Public ize ac c urate information for all spac es for rent PROPOSED SOLUTIONS/Deliverables Now that Bond funding can be used for facility expansion plans, these plans can be put on a regular schedule. PARD continues to seek funding for this. a. Evaluate space usage, analyze data and develop proposal; analyze space utilization, adjust normal business hours b. Publicize accurate information for all spaces for rent by adjusting websites to include outdoor spaces. Create videos of spaces to put on website. c. Standardize the rental packet d. Enter all events, public and non-public in Rectrac. PARD/FIND FUNDING a. Site Mgrs/FY21/Once we are back on site, staff will track # of hours each bookable room is used per day for a month. b. CC Mgmt & Staff/Sept 2021 c. Rentals Consortium/FY21/SPOC 70% complete or in progress a. COVID-19 prevents us from opening 30% To be included in CIP projects facilities; there is no data to measure at this time. b. All websites have been adjusted to reflect outdoor sites for rent. c. Working group was formed in September 2020 to work on standardizing the rental packet. Work is expected to be concluded by early February. One site (MACC) has completed putting video tours on their rental website. This will also be concluded in early February. d. Met with Program Managers to standardize the ways in which non- registration events could be entered into Rectrac. (See attachment “FW: Auditor’s Recommendations: Rectrac Entries for Internal Meetings…”) Recommendations 4-5 4. Resolve barriers to use a. evaluate current fees & determine how to make them more accessible to target population b. Identify additional accessible parking/transportation 5. Program planning managed efficiently a. additional means of soliciting feedback from community b. …

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Dec. 15, 2020

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Versión en español a continuación. Regular Meeting of the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:30pm Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission to be held December 15 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 14 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the December 15th Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512-974-9107 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, 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 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 Amanda.Jasso@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. Reunión del Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission FECHA de la reunion (Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:30pm) 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 14 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 Amanda Jasso, 512-974-9107, Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para llamar). • …

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Nov. 17, 2020

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Versión en español a continuación. Special Meeting of the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:30pm Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission to be held November 17 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (November 16 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the November 17th Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512-974-9107 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 Amanda.Jasso@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. Reunión del Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission FECHA de la reunion (Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:30pm) 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 16 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 Amanda Jasso, 512-974-9107, Amanda.Jasso@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. Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular • Una vez que se haya llamado o enviado por correo electrónico una solicitud para hablar al enlace …

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