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File #: 21-0980    Version: 1 Name: Declaring Racism a Public and HumanRrights Crisis in Santa Rosa
Type: CC- Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/19/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action:
Title: REPORT - DECLARING RACISM A PUBLIC AND HUMAN RIGHTS CRISIS IN SANTA ROSA BACKGROUND: On May 5, 2021, staff from the Office of Community Engagement presented the Community Empowerment Plan Listening Sessions Report to the City Council. Included in the report were community feedback, input and recommendations that focused on systemic racism in Santa Rosa. One of the community recommendations was declaring racism as a public health crisis in Santa Rosa. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Office of Community Engagement that the City Council, by resolution, declare racism as a public health and human rights crisis in Santa Rosa.
Sponsors: Community Engagement
Indexes: Not a Project
Code sections: 15378 - Not a Project
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution, 3. Presentation