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Human Relations Task Force
Shaker Heights City Hall, Council Chambers
 Thursday, March 5, 2020, 6:00 p.m.



1.

Updates On Current Projects

a.  Welcoming New Neighbors to Shaker
    1.   Welcoming International Newcomers
  • Recap of Crossing Borders Exhibit
  • Shaker Ambassadors update: schedule new event, compile resources, compile ambassadors list, connect newcomers to ambassadors                                        
     2.  Acclimating Other New Residents
  • Start K-12 welcoming program within all Shaker schools
  • Encourage/support other neighborhoods creating welcoming programs 

b.  Connecting with Current Neighbors
     1.  Community Conversations
  • Interfaith dialogue
  • Towards Racial Harmony - dinner parties?
  • Social inclusion for people with disabilities
     2. Fun Community Events
  • Memorial Day Parade planning - register, start recruiting marchers
  • Garage Band/Garage Sale
     3.  Better Sharing of Information about Events
  • Shaker Engagement Collaborative, Forward Together
  • Other ideas
2.

Possible New Projects

  • Art in public spaces commemorating Shaker's values - discuss with Shaker's Public Art Task Force?
  • Neighborhood grant programs - invite residents to propose smaller neighborhood projects?
  • Listening to/mentoring high school students
  • Others?
3.

HRTF in 2021 and Beyond

To request an accommodation for a person with a disability, call the City's ADA
Coordinator at 216-491-1440, or Ohio Relay Service at 711 for TTY users.