Full Commission - October 21, 2013 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
October 21, 2013 (All day)

San Francisco Youth Commission
Monday, October 21, 2013
City Hall, Room 416
1. Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Pl.
San Francisco, CA 94102

There will be public comment on each item.

Jina Bae, Anna Bernick, Joshua Cardenas, Sophie Edelhart, Monica Flores, Ramon Gomez, Michelle Kong, DeAsia Landrum, Michel Li, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Nicholas Persky, Luisa Sicairos, Angel Van Stark, 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. October 7, 2013
(Document A)

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

5. Consent Calendar (Action Item)

All items hereunder constitutes 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.

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

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

A. Presentation on the Department of Children, Youth, and their Families (DCYF), the Children’s Amendment, Children’s Fund, and the Youth Empowerment Fund (YEFAB)
Presenters: Maria Su, Director, DCYF; and Prishni Murillo, Policy & Program Planner, YEF, DCYF
(Documents B, C)

B. Presentation and Request for Support with the Recruitment Process for the San Francisco Human Rights Commission’s Equity Advisory Committee
Sponsor and Presenter: Zoe Polk, Policy Coordinator, Policy and Social Justice Division of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission
(Documents D, E)

C. Presentation on San Francisco Bridge to Success Initiative & invitation to kick off summit on Friday, November 8th, 2013
Presenters: Bryant Tan, Senior Planner & Policy Analyst, DCYF

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

A. Community Outreach and Media & Public Relations Officers Proposal
Presenters: Allen Lu, Coordinator of Community Outreach and Civic Engagement; Commissioner Landrum, Community Outreach Officer; and Commissioner VanStark, Media & Public Relations Officer (First Reading)
(Document F)

B. Motion to support and co-sponsor Youth Advocacy Day 2014
Sponsor and presenter: Commissioner Landrum
(Document G)

9. Staff Report (Discussion Only)

10. Committee Reports (Discussion Only)

A. Executive Committee, Vice Chair Michelle Kong, Legislative Affairs Officer Joshua Cardenas, Outreach Officer DeAsia Landrum, Media & Public Relations Officer Angel VanStark

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 Stakeholder Council, Commissioner Eric Wu

11. Attendance Authorizations (Action Item)

A. DeAsia Landrum for 11/4/2013 meeting

B. Explanation of Michelle Kong’s absence on 10/7/2013 (not requesting authorization)

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 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.