Joint Inclusion Committee - June 23, 2021

Joint Inclusion Committee Regular Meeting of the Joint Inclusion Committee

Agenda original pdf

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Versión en español a continuación. Joint Inclusion Committee Meeting June 23rd 2021 Joint Inclusion Committee to be held June 23rd 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 (June 22nd by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the June 23rd, 2021 Joint Inclusion Committee Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison Enakshi Ganguly at (512) 987 – 1569 or 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 Enakshi Ganguly at 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: Reunión del Joint Inclusion Committee Meeting FECHA de la reunion 23 de Junio 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 (22 de Junio antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunion del Joint Inclusion Committee el 23 de Junio 2021, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta, Enakshi Ganguly, al (512) 987 – 1569 o 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 …

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Approved Minutes original pdf

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE June 23rd, 2021 at 2:00 pm VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Hispanic Quality of Life Advisory Commission: Amanda Afifi Alternate: Sharon Vigil Alternate: Johanna Hosking Pulido Early Childhood Council: Raul Alvarez Commission for Women: Flannery Bope Alternate: Rebecca Austen Comission for Seniors: Janee Briesemeister Alternate: Sally VanSickle Human Rights Commission: Jamarr Brown Alternate: Idona Griffith Asian American Quality of Life Commission: Vincent Cobalis Alternate: Hanna Huang Commission on Immigrant Affairs: Karen Crawford (Vice Chair) Alternate: Krystal Gomez Alternate: Charles Curry LGBTQ Quality of Life Commission: Sandra Chavez (Chair) Mayor’s Committee for People with Disability: Robin Orlowski African American Resource Advisory Commission: Gregory Smith Alternate: Joey Gidseg Alternate: Marissa Jones MINUTES MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE Afifi, Alvarez, Austen, Briesemeister, Cobalis, Crawford, Curry, Orlowski CALL TO ORDER Meeting was called to order at X:XX CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL No Citizen Communication 2. PRESENTATIONS 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Minutes from April 28th 2021 were approved on a motion from Commissioner Crawford and a second from Commissioner Cobalis. Vote 7-0. a) Presentation from Civil Rights Officer Carol Johnson Presenter’s server disconnected, so she will present again in the July JIC meeting. b) Presentation from Central Health Pandemic Equity from Megan Cermak Item conducted as posted, no action taken. 3. OLD BUSINESS a) Discussion and possible action on Compassion 2020 Compassion Contract Item conducted as posted, no action taken. b) Discussion and possible action on FY 2021-2022 budget recommendations 1. 2022 Budget Recommendations from Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities i. Recommendation 1: Commissioner Orlowski’s motion to increase funding to prove for an employment liaison to specialize in expanding inclusive job opportunities for people with disabilities with the City of Austin is seconded by Commissioner Crawford. Passed with Vote 8 – 0. ii. Recommendation 2: Commissioner Orlowski’s motion to increase funding to provide additional slots available as well as additional locations for children with intellectual disabilities in seasonal camps and after-school programs, and for adults with intellectual disabilities in recreational programs is seconded by Commissioner Afifi. Vote 8 – 0. iii. Recommendation 3: Commissioner Orlowski’s motion to provide for additional funding Austin Police Department a permanent disability community liaison who is multilingual in English American Sign Language and Spanish is seconded by Commissioner Alvarez. Vote 8 – 0. 1. Commissioner Crawford moves to amend motion from ‘provide for additional funding’ to ‘identify funding’ which is approved by Commissioner Orlowski and Commissioner Alvarez. iv. Recommendation …

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