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Agenda: November 19, 2012 Education and Youth Success PEG

November 19, 2012 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland. Conference Room 7A

Welcome and Reflections from Last Meeting (5 minutes)
Description: Follow-up thoughts from group members from the October 15 meeting, and overview of today’s meeting

  • Meeting Goal: Develop a shared understanding of equity issues and how they apply to the Comprehensive Plan update, with a focus on educational issues

Announcements from the group (5 minutes)

Equity Fundamentals (45 minutes)
Presenters: Dante James and Judith Mowry, Office of Equity and Human Rights
Description: Why is Equity Important?  Equity in the Portland Plan.  Strategies for moving towards equity.
PowerPoint Presentation

Education and Youth Success Issues Through an Equity Lens (50 minutes)
Presenters: Dante James and Judith Mowry, Office of Equity and Human Rights
Description: Group discussion about schools and equity.
Discussion Handout

Public Comment (10 minutes)

Next Steps (5 minutes)

  • Next Meeting: December 17, 2012 from 4:00-6:00
  • Reschedule January meeting because of conflict with Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
  • Publication of Working Draft – late December
  • Role of the PEG from this point forward

For more information, please contact either Deborah Stein, Bureau of Planning & Sustainability at 503-823-6991 or deborah.stein@portlandoregon.gov, or Clark Worth, Facilitator, at 503-222-0146 or clark@barneyandworth.com