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Tuesday, October 13, 2009
4:00 p.m.
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70

  1. Cultural Equity Grants Program Director Report
    Current administrative, budgetary and programming developments and announcements.

    Motion to approve the following individuals as grants application review panelists for Cultural Equity Grants:
    Sally Al-Daher, Executive Director, Arab Cultural and Community Center
    Roy Chan, Co-Executive Director, Oakland Asian Cultural Center
    Rosa Gonzalez, Education Coordinator, Partnership for Immigrant Leadership and Action, writer, visual and performing artist
    Shefali Shah, Environmental Justice Educator and Instructor of Traditional Dance

    Supplemental Documents: Cultural Equity Grants Biographies of Grants Application Review Panelists.

  2. Community Arts and Education Program Director Report
    Current administrative, budgetary and programming developments and announcements.

  3. WritersCorps Report

  4. Arts Education Report

  5. Cultural Center Report
    Motion to approve the proposed 2009-2010 Management and Program Plan and budget for the Bayview Opera House, for a grant not to exceed $312,705, contingent upon completion of revisions and submissions.

  6. Buildings and Grounds Superintendent Report

  7. New Business

  8. Adjournment

LKL 10/8/09

Explanatory documents are available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 240, San Francisco, CA 94102, during regular business hours. Info: Robynn Takayama, 415-252-2598.

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