Immigration and Employment - April 30, 2015 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
April 30, 2015 (All day)

San Francisco Youth Commission
Immigration & Employment Committee
Thursday, April 30, 2015
5:00-7:00 PM
City Hall, Room 278
1. Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Pl.
San Francisco, CA 94102

There will be public comment on each item.

Members: Luis Avalos, Emily Guo, Michel Li, Joyce Wu, David Zheng



1. Call to Order and Roll Call

Committee Chair Wu called the meeting to order at 5:19 p.m. Commissioners present: Michel Li, Joyce Wu, David Zheng, Emily Guo. Commissioners Absent: Luis Avalos. There was quorum. Staff present: Allen Lu.

2. Approval of Agenda (Action Item)

There was no public comment. Commissioner Zheng, seconded by Commissioner Guo, moved to approve the agenda. This motion was approved by acclamation.

3. Approval of Minutes (Action Item)

A. April 16, 2015
(Document A)

There was no public comment. Commissioner Guo, seconded by Commissioner Li, moved to approve the minutes of April 16, 2015. The motion was approved by acclamation.

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

There were none.

5. Business (All Items to Follow Discussion and Possible Action)

A. Youth Town Hall Check In

Chair Wu gave a quick overview of the planning that has occurred so far. The committee invited the attendees to provide an update on their progress regarding their workshops for the event. Jire Bademosi, Twitter, and Cristina Fink, Yammer, shared the ideas they had and the group brainstormed additional ideas.

Nicole Wisler, BAVC, was also present to share what BAVC is and their interest in helping to film or live-stream the event. The Youth Commissioners shared their support for BAVC youth to receive pay for any work they were to do. Company representatives inquired about the cost, and Nicole will be getting back to the group about that.

The commissioners then spent additional time thinking about the workshops each organization can lead. People also gave feedback on the outreach flier and web event pages.

There was no public comment.

B. YouthVote Question to Peer Resources

The committee explored two questions and has requested staff to submit them to the Executive Committee. 1) What support do you need in your job search? And 2) What obstacles do you face when looking for a job?

There was no public comment.

C. IEC Policy and Budget Priorities

Due to time, the committee members requested staff send over the most recent files of their priorities for their review.

There was no public comment.

D. Timeline of Summer Goals for Priorities

The chair requested this item be continued due to time.

There was no public comment.

6. Staff Report

Staff shared that TAYSF will be coming to present at the committee’s next meeting on Undocumented Youth efforts.

There was no public comment.

7. Executive Committee Report

Commissioner Li led a discussion on who will be presenting at the May 20th BOS presentation. There was no public comment.

8. Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 7:00pm