Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee - June 14, 2016 - Agenda
SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION
COMMUNITY ARTS, EDUCATION AND GRANTS COMMITTEE
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 125
Sherene Melania, Chair; Charles Collins, Roberto Ordeñana, Marcus Shelby, Janine Shiota
- Roll Call
- General Public Comment
(This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Committee’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Committee’s consideration.)
- Community Investments Program Director’s Report
Current developments and announcements.
- Grant for Chinese Culture Foundation
Discussion and possible motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into a grant agreement with the Chinese Culture Foundation for $110,000 based on additional secured funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and a work order from the Office of Economic and Workforce Development. Funds will be used to support the Chinatown Alleyway Project.
- FY2016-2019 WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence Grant
Discussion and possible motion to approve the following recommendations and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into three-year, fiscal years 2016-2019, WritersCorps Teaching-Artist-in-Residence grant agreements for an amount not to exceed $40,000 annually, pending availability of funds, with the following:
Oasis for Girls (in partnership with Tina Bartolome)
Woodside Learning Center (in partnership with Madeleine Clifford)
Robyn Carter (in partnership with Redding Elementary School)
Explanatory Documents: FY2016-2019 WritersCorps Teaching-Artist-in-Residence Recommendation Packet
- New Business and Announcements
(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.)
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Explanatory documents listed above, as well as documents created or distributed after the posting of this agenda to the Arts Commission will be available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office, 401 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 325, San Francisco, CA 94102, during regular business hours. Info: Cristal Fiel, 415/252-2218. PLEASE NOTE: The Arts Commission often receives documents created or submitted by other City officials, agencies or departments after the posting of the Arts Commission agenda. For such documents or presentations, members of the public may wish to contact the originating agency if they seek documents not yet provided to the Arts Commission.
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ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY
Per the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Language Access Ordinance, Chinese, Spanish, and/or American Sign Language interpreters will be available upon request. Additionally, every effort will be made to provide a sound enhancement system, meeting materials in alternative formats, and/or a reader. Minutes may be translated after they have been adopted by the Commission. For all these requests, please contact Program Associate Cristal Fiel, at least 48 hours before the meeting, at 415-252-2218. Late requests will be honored if possible. The hearing room is wheelchair accessible.
根據美國殘疾人士法案和 語言服務條例，中文、西班牙語、和/或美國手語翻譯人員在收到要求後將會提供翻譯服務。另外，我們將盡力提供擴音設備。同時也將會提供不同格式的會議資 料， 和/或者提供閱讀器。此外，翻譯版本的會議記錄可在委員會通過後提供。上述的要求，請於會議前最少48小時致電 415-252-2218向 Program Associate Cristal Fiel, 提出。逾期提出的請求，若可能的話，亦會被考慮接納。聽證室設有輪椅通道。
POLITICA DE ACCESO A LA REUNIÓN
De acuerdo con la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (Americans with Disabilities Act) y la Ordenanza de Acceso a Idiomas (Language Access Ordinance) intérpretes de chino, español, y lenguaje de señas estarán disponibles de ser requeridos. En adición, se hará todo el esfuerzo posible para proveer un sistema mejoramiento de sonido, materiales de la reunión en formatos alternativos, y/o proveer un leedor. Las minutas podrán ser traducidas luego de ser aprobadas por la Comisión. Para solicitar estos servicios, favor contactar a Program Associate Cristal Fiel, por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión al 415-252-2218. Las solicitudes tardías serán consideradas de ser posible. La sala de audiencia es accesible a silla de ruedas.
PATAKARAN PARA SA PAG-ACCESS NG MGA MITING
Ayon sa batas ng Americans with Disabilities Act at ng Language Access Ordinance, maaring mag-request ng mga tagapagsalin wika sa salitang Tsino, Espanyol at/o sa may kapansanan pandinig sa American Sign Language. Bukod pa dito, sisikapin gawan ng paraan na makapaglaan ng gamit upang lalong pabutihin ang inyong pakikinig, maibahagi ang mga kaganapan ng miting sa iba’t ibang anyo, at/o isang tagapagbasa. Ang mga kaganapan ng miting ay maaring isalin sa ibang wika matapos ito ay aprobahan ng komisyon. Sa mga ganitong uri ng kahilingan, mangyari po lamang makipag ugnayan kay Program Associate Cristal Fiel sa 415-252-2218. Magbigay po lamang ng hindi bababa sa 48 oras na abiso bago ng miting. Kung maari, ang mga late na hiling ay posibleng tanggapin. Ang silid ng pagpupulungan ay accessible sa mga naka wheelchair.