February 12, 2024 IRC meeting

Monday, February 12, 2024

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    Members of the Commission will attend this meeting in person. Members of the public are invited to observe the meeting in-person or remotely using Webex or by calling the phone number and entering the access code above. Everyone attending the meeting in person is encouraged to wear a mask throughout the meeting. Each member of the public attending in person may address the Commission for up to two minutes. Public speakers using consecutive interpretation assistance will be allowed to speak for twice the amount of the time.


    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Ramaytush Ohlone Land Acknowledgment

      We, the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission, acknowledge that we are on the unceded ancestral homeland of the Ramaytush Ohlone who are the original inhabitants of the San Francisco Peninsula. As the indigenous stewards of this land and in accordance with their traditions, the Ramaytush Ohlone have never ceded, lost nor forgotten their responsibilities as the caretakers of this place, as well as for all peoples who reside in their traditional territory. As guests, we recognize that we benefit from living and working on their traditional homeland. We wish to pay our respects by acknowledging the ancestors, elders and relatives of the Ramaytush Community and by affirming their sovereign rights as First Peoples.

    3. General Public Comment


      This item is to allow members of the public to address the Commission on matters that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission and that do not appear on today’s agenda.

    4. Action Item: Approval of previous minutes


      a. Approval of January 8, 2024 Full Commission Meeting Minutes

      Discussion and action to approve the minutes of the Immigrant Rights Commission’s Full Commission meeting of January 8, 2024.

    5. Recognizing Commissioner Latt


      This item allows Chair Kennelly and Director Rivas to recognize Commissioner Latt for his service on the Commission, and allows Commissioner Latt to make brief remarks.


    6. 2024 Language Access Compliance Summary Report


      This item allows Policy and Civic Engagement Officer Chloe Noonan to provide the Commission with an overview of the 2024 Language Access Compliance Summary Report, which evaluates City departments’ compliance with the Language Access Ordinance. The report was sent to the Immigrant Rights Commission on February 1, 2024.

    7. Chair Reports


      a. Chair and Vice Chair’s Updates and 2024 Preview (Chair Kennelly and Vice Chair Chaudhary)

      This item allows the Chair and Vice Chair to provide brief updates on the work of the Commission and preview the year ahead, including the IRC Strategic Planning Retreat and the Immigrant Leadership Awards.

      b. Immigrant Leadership Awards Committee (Chair Kennelly, Commissioners Ricarte and Obregon)

      Information on the 2024 Immigrant Leadership Awards, which honors the contributions of local immigrant leaders and champions of immigrant committees, and the first meeting of the Awards Committee.

    8. Staff Reports


      a. Director’s Updates

      Report on OCEIA and IRC activities and announcements. This item allows the OCEIA Director to provide brief updates on activities and announcements. If the Commission would like a full report, we can place that matter on the agenda for a future meeting.

      b. Reappointment Hearings for Board-Appointed Commissioners

      Four Board-appointed Commissioners are up for reappointment by the Board of Supervisors as of June 6, 2023. The reappointment hearing is tentatively scheduled for the Rules Committee's March 4, 2024 meeting at 10:00 a.m.

      c. Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700)

      Commissioners are required to complete their annual Statements of Economic Interest (Form 700) by April 2, 2024.

    9. New Business


      This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for future consideration by the Commission.


    10. Adjournment

    Date & Time

    Monday, February 12, 2024
    5:30 pm

    Immigrant Rights Commission

    Room 416
    1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
    San Francisco, CA 94102
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    Last updated February 9, 2024