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Juvenile Probation Commission  At Martin Luther King School

        350 Girard St.  at  Bacon

        San Francisco, CA  94134


6:00 pm  Thursday,  November 16, 2000






1.      (ACTION)  Roll Call

2.       (ACTION) Review and approval of Sept 21, 2000 meeting minutes   

3.    (DISCUSSION)   Chief Probation Officer's Report:

a.      Status report on Juvenile Hall replacement project

b.      Introduction of Cassie Coleman

c.      Report on Population Reduction/Disproportionate Minority Confinement project, by James Bell (Youth Law Center)

d.      FY 2000-1 operating budget update

e.      Highlights since last Commission meeting     **(explanatory document)

·        50th Anniversary celebration, and swearing-in of San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department peace officers 

·        San Francisco Interfaith Council 10th Anniversary celebration

f.       Trends/Emerging Issues/Upcoming Events

·        Management Retreat, December 1, 2000

·        Planning for Juvenile Probation Commission Retreat

g.   Staff Commendations

4.   (DISCUSSION) Asian Law Caucus presentation on language access needs of juveniles and their families in Juvenile Hall and the Probation Dept (Kin Mai Aung & colleagues reporting).

5.       (ACTION) Consideration of, and possible action on Program Committee's recommendation for contracting with the Youth Guidance Center Improvement Committee in the amount of $115,065.00  for the following vocational and educational programs:  (explanatory documents: program descriptions)

a.      Juvy Java

b.      GED Plus

c.      Focus II Advanced Computer Literacy

5.      (DISCUSSION)   Public Comment on any matter within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Juvenile Probation Commission.

6.  (DISCUSSION)   Announcements, requests for future agenda items.

7.   (ACTION)   Adjournment


                    **explanatory document:  monthly report for September, October


 ** Explanatory documents: Copies of explanatory documents listed in this agenda, and other related materials received by the Probation Commission after the posting of this agenda, can be obtained from the Commission office by Nov. 13, or at the Commission meeting.  Please call the office to make 7arrangements.)                                                                                

                                                                              Nov. 9, 2000

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San Francisco, CA  94127