Full Commission - July 7, 2014 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
July 7, 2014 (All day)

San Francisco Youth Commission
Monday, July 7th, 2014
City Hall, Room 416
1. Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Pl.
San Francisco, CA 94102

There will be public comment on each item.

Nicholas Persky, Michelle Kong, Joshua Cardenas, DeAsia Landrum, Angel Van Stark, Jina Bae, Anna Bernick, Sophie Edelhart, Monica Flores, Ramon Gomez, Michel Li, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Luisa Sicairos, Denesia Webb, Eric Wu, Joyce Wu, Ariel Yu


1. Call to Order and Roll Call

2. Approval of Agenda (Action Item)

3. Approval of Minutes (Action Item)

A. June 16th, 2014
(Document A)

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

5. Consent Calendar (Action Item)

 All items hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Commissioner so requests. In that event, the item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item immediately following the vote on the rest of the items.

A. [BOS file no. 140715] Hearing – Initiative Ordinance – Park Code – Children’s Playgrounds, Walking Trails, Athletic Fields
Sponsors: Chiu, Farrell, Mar, Tang, Wiener, Breed
(Document B)

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

A. [BOS file no. 140687] Initiative Ordinance-Administrative Code-Minimum Wage
Sponsors: Mayor Lee; Supervisors Kim, Chiu, Farrell, Breed, Yee, Wiener, Campos, Cohen, Tang, Mar
Presenters: Jason Elliott, Mayor’s Director of Legislative and Government Affairs; Ivy Lee, Legislative Aide of District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim; Justin Brown, Helen Lee, and Alvin Woo from the Youth Employment Coalition
(Document C)

7. Presentations (All Items to Follow Discussion and Possible Action)

A. Presentation on AfroSolo’s “The Audacity to Succeed” and Request for Support
Presenter: Thomas R. Simpson, Founder of AfroSolo
(Document D)

B. Presentation on Y-PLAN’s 2014 Tomodachi Program and Request for Support
Presenters: Jessie Stewart, Research Specialist & National Y-PLAN Coordinator; Sean Cochrane, Y-PLAN Tomodachi Coordinator
(Document E)

8. Staff Report (Discussion Only)

9. Committee Reports (Discussion Only)

A. Executive Committee, Commissioner Joshua Cardenas
B. Youth Justice Committee, Chair Sophie Edelhart
C. Immigration & Employment Committee, Chair Michel Li
D. Education, Health & Wellness Committee, Chair Ariel Yu
E. TAY, Housing, and LGBT issues Committee, Chair Eric Wu
F. Youth Advisory Council, Representative Joyce Wu
G. Children’s Fund Updates, Commissioners Eric Wu, Michelle Kong

10. Attendance Authorizations (Action Item)

A. Request for authorization of absences

i. Monica Flores, June 16th, 2014

11. Announcements (This Includes Community Events)

12. 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 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 Phimy Truong, Youth Commission Director [phone: 415-554 7112; email: phimy.truong@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.

LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS: Requests must be received at least 48 hours in advance of the
meeting to help ensure availability. Contact Madeleine Licavoli at (415) 554-7722. AVISO EN
ESPAÑOL: La solicitud para un traductor debe recibirse antes de mediodía de el viernes anterior a la
reunion. Llame a Derek Evans (415) 554-7702.