City and County of San FranciscoSan Francisco Arts Commission

A special meeting of the Community Arts and Education Committee of the San Francisco Arts Commission will be held as follows:


May 28, 2002
4:30 P.M.
Please note location: African American Art and Culture Complex
762 Fulton Street
San Francisco



Explanatory documents are available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office (25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 240, San Francisco, California 94102) during regular business hours. The Community Arts and Education Program can be reached at 415-252-2598. Public comment in regard to specific items will be taken before or during consideration of the item.

The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.

  1. WritersCorps Update
    Janet Heller
    Staff report.
    Discussion Item

  2. Chinatown Community Arts Program (CCAP) Update
    Janice Hom
    Staff report.
    Discussion Item

  3. Arts Education Update
    Rachelle Axel
    Staff report.
    Discussion Item

  4. Program Director's Report
    Jewelle Gomez
    Staff report.
    Action Item

    Motion to approve Neighborhood Festival grants of $33,000 from 2002-03 Grants for the Arts funds to the following organizations:

    Neighborhood Festival amount

    Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, Fiesta on the Hill


    Every Child Can Learn Foundation, San Francisco Youth Arts Festival 


    Intersection for the Arts, Arts Providers Alliance


    New Direction, Bayview/Hunters Point 4th of July Picnic


    Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, Inc., Festival 2002


    Precita Eyes Muralists Assoc., Inc., Urban Youth Arts Festival


    Rescue Culture Collective, Dia de los Muertos


    San Francisco SAFE, Sixth Annual Holiday Unity Parade & Rally


    SOMA Youth Festival, SOMA Youth Festival


    Sunset District Community Development, Sunset Community Festival


    Treasure Island Homeles Development Initiative, Treasure Island Community Day




    Motion to approve Bayview Opera House, Ruth Williams Memorial Center budget modification to reflect inclusion of $33,578 from the 2000-2001 Hotel Tax Fund for a budget total of $335,139 for fiscal year 2001-2002.  

    Motion to approve the proposed Bayview Opera House, Ruth Williams Memorial Center, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, and South of Market Cultural Centers' 2002-2003 Management and Programming Plans and Budgets, from Cultural Center Line Item Hotel Tax Funds, contingent upon receipt of required audited financial reports and Community Support Group Meeting minutes.

    Bayview Opera House $289,307
    Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts $545,894
    South of Market Cultural Center $914,476
    TOTAL ALLOCATION $1,749,677

    Cultural Facilities Projects Report: Carol Marie Daniels

  5. African American Art and Culture Complex (AAACC)
    Discussion regarding AAACC
    (This item is to allow members of the Committee and members of the public to comment generally on matters relating to AAACC as well as to suggest new AAACC-related agenda items for the Committee?s future consideration).
    Discussion Item

  6. New Business
    (This item is to allow Committee members to make announcements and to introduce new agenda items for future consideration).
  7. Adjournment

*Public comment will be taken before or during the Committee?s consideration of each agenda item. Each person wishing to speak on an item shall be permitted to be heard once for up to three minutes.


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