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File #: 2022-2171   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: Social Service Human Relations Board
On agenda: 6/23/2022
Title: Social Service Human Relations Board Workgroup Reports
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Social Service Human Relations Board Workgroup Reports
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To: Honorable President Sarah Lewis and Members of the Social Service Human Relations Board

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This item is a regularly occurring agenda item to discuss Workgroup Reports for the Social Service Human Relations Board (SSHRB)

BACKGROUND

This item is a regularly occurring agenda item to discuss Workgroup Reports.

DISCUSSION

Currently, SSHRB has three workgroups:
* The Domestic Violence Task Force (Furuichi Fong)
* Human Relations/Alamedans Together Against Hate (Furuichi Fong/Yamashiro-Omi)
* SSHRB Infrastructure (Lewis/Means)

The Infrastructure Workgroup has recently drafted the proposal below to revise the City's annual Community Service Awards, which honors volunteer service to the community by individuals, businesses, and community organizations:

* Timeframe: Spring or Fall (warm), during day, on a weekend
* Logistics: Outdoors or a place where people can have indoor/outdoor space to cool off/sit down
* Planning: Creation of an Ad Hoc Community Event Action Group
* Budget: Solicit donations, in-kind donations from sponsors such as Kaiser, local business, or nonprofit organizations
o Possibly charge vendors and supply tables etc.
* What: Have community vendors, businesses, etc. with booths to showcase their resources, community offers in specific categories
o Can have awards for specific categories, during the event - perhaps on a stage in the middle
o Programed live music / bands / speeches / presentations
o Use as opportunity to showcase results of Community Needs Assessment / People Listening sessions?
* Have on the spot focus groups / fill out survey / give feedback by answering a few quick questions on comment cards (if Fall)
o Use as opportunity to solicit feedback / stories for Unhoused Stories for Alameda Homeless Week?

The Infrastructure Workgroup's recommendation is to do a revised event in Spring 2023 (late April or early May). Alternatives include:
* Do ...

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