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File #: 21-616    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 1/14/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 1/25/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Approval of and (if Desired) Discussion and Direction Related to the Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee's (EHRAC) Proposed Work Plan
Attachments: 1. EHRAC Final Work Plan - December 1 2020.pdf
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CC - Approval of and (if Desired) Discussion and Direction Related to the Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee's (EHRAC) Proposed Work Plan

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Meeting Date: January 25, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Mily C. Huntley
Phone Number: (310) 253-5648

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

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

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (01/20/2021);

Department Approval: Serena Wright-Black (01/20/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

The Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee (EHRAC) recommends that City Council review the proposed EHRAC Work Plan for approval and if desired, discuss such proposed Work Plan.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The EHRAC was formed by City Council, effective July 1, 2020, and serves as an advisory body to the City Council and the City Manager. The ERHAC's purpose and goals are to recommend programs, policies and activities that promote positive human relations and equitable outcomes and opportunities in all aspects of community life. According to the EHRAC's Bylaws, Section I, some of the duties of the EHRAC are to hold public meetings on community-wide problems arising in the City which may result in intergroup tensions or discrimination because of actual or perceived biases; prepare and disseminate educational and informational material relating to prejudice, discrimination and inequity and ways and means of eliminating such prejudice, discrimination and inequity. The EHRAC is also required to prepare and submit to the City Council an annual report on its progress in accomplishing its approved workplan.

The EHRAC held a series of public meetings to formulate its first workplan. At this time, staff is requesting that the City Council approve EHRAC's proposed workplan.

The ...

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