Full Commission - March 18, 2013 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
March 18, 2013 (All day)

San Francisco Youth Commission
Monday, March 18, 2013
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, Christine Huynh, Communications & Outreach Officer , Sarah Armstrong, Angel Carrion, Brian Chu, Kyron Covington, Ramon Gomez, Alex Guzman-Ramos, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Mia Tu Mutch, Vee Taumoepeau, Vanessa Warri, Eric Wu, Ariel Yu


1. Call to Order and Roll Call

2. Approval of Agenda (Action Item)

3. Approval of Minutes (Action Item)

A. Tuesday, February 19, 2013
(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. Invitation to Frisco Day April 2013 and request to provide outreach to event.
Presenter: Bryant Tan, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Department of Children, Youth, and their Families
(Document B)

B. Presentation on Transitional Age Youth San Francisco Initiative and Request for Feedback and Sponsorship of TAY Education Reengagement Forum.
Presenters: Jose-Luis Mejia, Transitional Age Youth Young Adult Advisor; Monica Flores, Rene Ontiveros, TAY Young Adult Advocates
(Documents C, D)

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

A. [First Reading] Resolution 1213-14-Resolution Supporting the Save City College of San Francisco Coalition
Sponsor and presenter: Commission Carrion; Shanell Williams, Associated Students President – Ocean Campus, City College of San Francisco; Eric Blanc, Student Leader, Save City College of SF Coalition
(Document E)

B. [First Reading] Resolution 1213--15--Resolution Recommending the Inclusion of California’s History of Eugenics into the California High School Curriculum.
Sponsor and presenter: Commissioner Brodwin
(Document F)

C. [First Reading] Resolution 1213—13--Resolution Celebrating the City of Baltimore’s Youth Commission, and Commending the 2013 Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens
Sponsors and presenters: Commissioners Persky, Shackelford, Brodwin, Huynh, Monge-Rodriguez
(Document G)

D. Motion 1213-M--04- Motion to support the Improve SF initiative’s Celebrate Bayview project launch event; and to honor youth members of the Bayview YMCA involved in the project.
Sponsor and presenters: Commissioner Shackelford
(Document H)

E. Motion 1213--M--05—Motion to support and honor the Center for Young Women’s Development’s Women at the Forefront program participants.
Sponsor and presenter: Commissioner Persky
(Document I)

F. Motion 1213—M--06-- Motion to certify the resignation of Vanessa Warri
Presenter: Executive Committee

G. Youth Commission Application for 2013-2014 Term
Presenter: Staff
(Document J)

10. Committee Reports (Discussion Only)

A. Executive Committee

B. Youth Justice Committee

C. Youth Employment Committee

D. Education Committee

E. Housing, LGBTQ, and TAY Issues Committee

F. Youth Advisory Council

11. Attendance Review (Action Item)

A. Monday, February 19, 2013
i. Commissioner Armstrong

ii. Commissioner Covington

iii. Commissioner Guzman-Ramos

iv. Commissioner Tu Mutch

v. Commissioner Taumoepeau

B. Monday, February 4, 2013
i. Commissioner Guzman-Ramos

C. Sunday, January 13, 2013
i. Commissioner Guzman-Ramos

ii. Commissioner Taumoepeau

D. Saturday, January 12, 2013
i. Commissioner Tu Mutch

E. Monday, December 17, 2012
i. Commissioner Armstrong

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 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.