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Human Relations Task Force
Via Zoom Due to COVID-19
Public Health Emergency
Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.

For the safety of staff and residents, in-person attendance is not permitted. Join the Zoom meeting from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device. Join online to listen and watch at, Password: 820508: Description: Human Relations Task Force; or join by phone to listen at 833-548-0282 (toll free); Webinar ID: 994 6866 2040.  The audio of the meeting will be available the following day on the City’s website.

Updates On Current Projects


Connecting With Current Shaker Neighbors

  • Racial equity subgroup
  • Community Conversations - tonight with law enforcement officials
  • Historical bike tour/scavenger hunt
  • City COVID-19 volunteer opportunities
  • New One Shaker activities
  • SAMs summer projects

Welcoming New Neighbors To Shaker

  • Virtual ESL program
  • K-12 welcoming program in all Shaker schools
  • Shaker Ambassadors: compiling list of resources and ambassadors; planning to connect newcomers to ambassadors
  • Neighborhood welcoming programs

Possible New Projects

  • Van Aken placemaking idea - Mariel Lustig
  • Listening to/mentoring high school students
  • Building community despite distancing restrictions

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.