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This is a project of the Civic Life Bureau Advisory Committee (BAC) in FY 2014-15 to address two parallel but closely interrelated bureau policy initiatives regarding equity funding allocations for our civic engagement programs and future expansion of our Diversity and Civic Leadership program.
Short-term –Develop shared values that will help inform agreement on how to split any new funds for Civic Life's CNIC civic engagement programs that brings existing partner organizations and programs closer to parity with each other as part of the FY 2015-16 budget cycle.
Long-term – Develop a methodology and set of criteria for determining an equitable fund allocation formula for Civic Life’s CNIC civic engagement programs and partners bringing existing partner organizations and programs to parity with each other in future years.
Develop a short-term strategy that brings existing DCL partner organizations closer to parity with other Civic Life funded grantees.
Develop a long-term strategy for achieving parity, funding equity, and expansion of the DCL program.
Develop a recommendation that incorporates the DCL program structure into ONI’s City Code Chapter 3.96 as a core component of the City’s civic engagement strategy.
Bureau Advisory Committee agendas and meeting notes related to this project.
Engaging for Equity: A Report on Portland's Diversity and Civic Leadership Program, 2006-2013. Documents accomplishments, lessons learned, and asks for community input on next steps on the future of the program.
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Policy and support documents the BAC will be referencing for this project.
Key documents to reference during ONI BAC meeting deiberations on these topics.