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Human Relations Task Force
Via Teleconference Due to COVID-19 
Public Health Emergency
Thursday, May 14, 2020, 5:00 PM

To join the Zoom meeting, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87947566184?pwd=eUJCTWg4YWpOZDRBTldCaVgvTjdidz09 and enter meeting ID 879 4756 6184, password ShakerHRTF or dial 1 -312-626-6799 and enter meeting ID 879 4756 6184, password 482403.


1.

Updates on Current Projects

A.

Connecting with Current Shaker Neighbors

  • Unity in Our Community food collection
  • city COVID-19 resources, volunteer opportunities
  • other projects on hold: Towards Racial Harmony, interfaith dialogue
B.

Welcoming New Neighbors to Shaker

  • virtual Library ESL program
  • Shaker Ambassadors: compiling lists of resources and ambassadors, planning to connect newcomers to ambassadors
  • K-12 welcoming program in all Shaker schools
  • encourage neighborhood welcoming programs
2.

Possible New Projects

  • building community this summer despite distancing restrictions
  • creative summer pastimes for kids and families
  • commemorate Shaker values/history with art in public places
  • share stories of life under lockdown
  • listening to/mentoring high school students
  • social inclusion for people with disabilities
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.