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File #: 20-671    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action Item
File created: 1/21/2020 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action:
Title: CC - Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Local Action Plan Related to the My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge
Attachments: 1. 2020-01-27_ATT_Proposed Resolution including Local Action Plan.pdf
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CC - Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Local Action Plan Related to the My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge

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Meeting Date: January 27, 2020

Contact Person/Dept: Mily Huntley/Administrative Services

Phone Number: (310) 253-5640

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (01/22/20)

Department Approval: Serena Wright-Black, Assistant City Manager (01/20/20)
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RECOMMENDATION

The City Council Ad Hoc Equity Subcommittee, consisting of Mayor Sahli-Wells and Council Member Lee ("Subcommittee"), recommends the City Council adopt a resolution approving the Local Action Plan related to the My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge.


BACKGROUND

In 2014, Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells accepted President Obama's call to join the My Brother's Keeper (MBK) Community Challenge which seeks to help boys and young men of color receive opportunities to succeed regardless of circumstances. My Brother's Keeper cities were asked to choose among six (6) goals laid out in President Obama's "MBK Community Challenge Playbook for Action." Culver City stakeholders chose two milestones from the official "Playbook" and a third, unique to Culver City (City). Specifically, the City chose to (1) ensure all students graduate from high school and have access to four-year colleges; (2) ensure all youth out of school are employed; and (3) ensure no child is homeless.

Over the past five years Culver City has been setting the table, establishing programs and partnerships, and reviewing policies, for a long-term, sustained effort to address racial inequities and provide equitable opportunities for boys and young men of color.


DISCUSSION

Since the Mayor's acceptance of the My B...

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