Full Commission - December 3, 2012 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
December 3, 2012 (All day)

San Francisco Youth Commission
Monday, December 3, 2012
City Hall, Room 416
1. Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Pl.
San Francisco, CA 94102

There will be public comment on each item.

Mia Shackelford, Chair Nicholas Persky, Vice Chair, Paul Monge-Rodriguez, Co-Legislative Affairs Officer, Rachel Brodwin, Co-Legislative Affairs Officer, Vanessa Warri, Communications & Outreach Officer
Sarah Armstrong, Angel Carrion, Brian Chu, Kyron Covington, Ramon Gomez, Alex Guzman-Ramos, Christine Huynh, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Mia Tu Mutch, Vee Taumoepeau, Eric Wu, Ariel Yu

1. Call to Order and Roll Call

2. Approval of Agenda (Action Item)

3. Approval of Minutes (Action Item)

A. November 5, 2012 (Document A)

4. Public Comment on Items not on Agenda (Discussion Only)

5. Staff Report (Discussion Only)

6. Legislative Affairs Officers Report (Discussion Only)

7. Legislation Referred from the Board of Supervisors (All Items to Follow Discussion and Possible Action)

8. Presentations (Discussion and Possible Action)

A. San Francisco District Attorney’s Office: An Overview of the department with a special focus on youth initiatives Presenter: George Gascon, District Attorney
(Document B)

B. Overview of the Department of Children, Youth, and their Families’ Request for Proposals for Available Funds for Children and Youth Services in San Francisco; the Youth Leadership, Empowerment, and Development Service Area (YLEAD)
Presenter: Prishni Murillo, Youth Empowerment Fund Manager, Department of Children, Youth, and their Families (DCYF)
(Documents C, D)

C. Presentation on Mission SF Federal Credit Union’s New Economic Rights for All (New ERA) and request for endorsement of New Era’s community campaign to urge youth to open savings accounts and raise awareness about the dangers of using payday lenders
Presenters: Margaret Libby, Executive Director, Mission SF; Glenda Flores, Mission SF; and New Economic Rights for All (New ERA) program participants
(Document E)

9. Youth Commission Business (All Items to Follow Discussion and Possible Action)

A. Report analyzing the recreation-focused survey results of youth detained in the Juvenile Justice Center
Presenters: Commissioners Angel Carrion, Ramon Gomez, and Paul Monge-Rodriguez

10. Committee Reports (Discussion Only)

A. Executive Committee
B. Education Committee
C. Employment Committee
D. Housing, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning, and Transitional age Youth Issues Committee
E. Youth Justice Committee
F. Youth Advisory Council

11. Attendance Review (Action Item)

A. Commissioner Armstrong, Monday, November 5, 2012
B. Commissioner Carrion, Monday, November 5, 2012
C. Commissioner Gomez, Monday, November 5, 2012
D. Commissioner Monge-Rodriguez, Monday, November 5, 2012

12. Announcements (This Includes Community Events)

13. Adjournment

Any materials distributed to the members of the Youth Commission within 72 hours of the meeting or after the agenda packet has been delivered to the members are available for inspection—along with minutes of previous Youth Commission meetings and all supplementary information—at the Youth Commission office during regular office hours (9am to 6pm, Monday—Friday). The Youth Commission office is located at: City Hall, Room 345
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 554-6446, Fax: (415) 554-6140
Email: youthcom@sfgov.org

(Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code)
Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review.
Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
City Hall, Room 244
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102‐4689
Phone: (415) 554‐7724, Fax: (415) 554‐5784
E‐mail: sotf@sfgov.org
Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Ordinance
Task Force, at the San Francisco Public Library, and on the City’s website at

The ringing and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound‐producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. The Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound‐producing electronic device.

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity, or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical‐based products. Please help the City accommodate these individuals.

To obtain a disability‐related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in the meeting, please contact Mario Yedidia, Youth Commission Director [phone: 415-554 6254; email: mario.yedidia@sfgov.org] at least 48 hours before the meeting, except for Monday meetings, for which the deadline is 4:00 p.m. the previous Friday.