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File #: 21-1121    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 6/15/2021 In control: EQUITY & HUMAN RELATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action:
Title: (1) Discuss the Creation of An Ad Hoc Subcommittee to Plan Trainings for EHRAC Members; (2) (if desired) Form an Ad Hoc Subcommittee to Plan Trainings and Appoint Members Thereto; and (3) Provide Direction to Staff if Deemed Appropriate
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(1) Discuss the Creation of An Ad Hoc Subcommittee to Plan Trainings for EHRAC Members; (2) (if desired) Form an Ad Hoc Subcommittee to Plan Trainings and Appoint Members Thereto; and (3) Provide Direction to Staff if Deemed Appropriate

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Meeting Date: June 22, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Mily C. Huntley / Administrative Services

Phone Number: (310) 253-5640

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

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas- City Council (06/17/2021); (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas- Equity & Human Relations Advisory Committee (06/17/2021); (E-Mail) All City Staff (06/17/2021)

Department Approval: Serena Wright, Assistant City Manager (06/17/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Equity & Human Relations Advisory Committee (EHRAC) discuss the creation of an ad hoc subcommittee to plan training sessions for EHRAC members during the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year; (2) (if desired) form an Ad Hoc Subcommittee to Plan Trainings and appoint members thereto; and (3) provide direction to staff if deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

On May 25, 2021, the EHRAC Chair made a motion to agendize this item.

If the EHRAC does vote in favor of forming a Trainings Ad Hoc Subcommittee to discuss possible training topics, the Chair recommends two topics:

1. A training on cultural humility and its relationship to bias, equity, racism, prejudice and discrimination. The chair took part in a training of this nature provided by two psychologists who are experts in these topics and are employed by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, which has a speaker bureau. It is likely that they would provide this training free of charge.

2. A training providing the committee guidance on methods to assist residents and others in overcoming stereot...

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