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May 13, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Or call the number below and enter the access code. United States Toll +1-408-418-9388 Show all global call-in numbers Access code: 355 882 315
Brookline, MA 02445
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Commission for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations Webex Meeting

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Commission for Diversity, Inclusion & Community Relations Meeting May 13, 2020 6:30pm-8:30pm Or call: +1-408-418-9388 Access code: 355 882 315

Commission for Diversity, Inclusion & Community Relations


May 13, 2020


6:30 - 6:35                   Approve Minutes of last meeting                  

6:35 - 6:45                   Public Comment


6:45 - 7:10                   What is CDICR's Responsibility During COVID19 to Brookline's Vulnerable                                      Residents?

  • What should/could we be doing?
  • With whom should we be partnering?

7:10 - 7:25                   What Do We Mean When We Say 'Community Engagement'?

  • Specifically, who are we trying to engage?
  • What would 'engagement' actually look like?
  • What would a CDICR Community Engagement Strategy include?

                                    [Please review the attached BU Community Engagement Report BEFORE                                       the meeting]

7:25 - 7:35                   Highlights and issues from CDICR Community Engagement Committee      

  • How can we work on a strategy that balances short term, 'low hanging fruit' with longer-term more complex issues?                                                                   

7:35 -7:45                    Highlights and issues from Housing Affordability Committee

  • How can the Commission increase Outreach Activities?

7:45 - 7:55                   Update on REAF Guidelines:

                                    [Please read attached Guidelines BEFORE the meeting.]

7:55 - 8:10                   Update from Anti-Asian Racism Working Group

  • Input from the Commission on Next Steps?

8:10 - 8:20                   Update from Complaint Process WA

  • How are we going to launch this Working Group?

8:20 - 8:30                   Update from School Committee

  • What input does the Commission want to have to the Town/School budget conversations?