Reentry Council

Thursday, January 19, 2023

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    1. Findings to Allow Teleconferenced Meetings Under California Government Code Section 54953(e). (discussion and possible action).
      • The Reentry Council will consider adoption of a resolution making findings that newly-enacted Government Code Section 54953(e) requires in order to allow the Reentry Council to hold meetings remotely, as currently required under local law, without complying with infeasible Brown Act requirements.
    2. Ramaytush Ohlone Land Acknowledgement
    3. Welcome the 4 new Board of Supervisors Appointed Reentry Council Members (Jusef Nathan, Joanna Hernandez, Linda Hurshman, Jabari Jackson) (discussion only).
    4. Public Comment on Any Item Listed Below as for “Discussion Only"

      NOTE: public comment on items listed as “possible action” will occur during that agenda’s time.

    5. Review and Adoption of Meeting Minutes of October 20, 2022 (discussion & possible action)
    6. Staff Report on Activities of the Reentry Council and its Subcommittees (discussion & possible action)

      Staff Updates

      • Reentry Council Retreat
      • Fair Chance Ordinance
      • Housing Needs of Justice Involved Adults
    7. Regular Update on Activities of the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council, Sentencing Commission, Collaborative Courts, and Community Corrections Partnership, and STARR (discussion only)
    8. Racial Equity Work Updates – Criminal justice Racial Equity Workgroup Update and other Departments are welcome to provide a Racial Equity Update for their Department (discussion only)
    9. Approval of Repurposing the Direct Services Subcommittee into the Direct Action Subcommittee (discussion & possible action).
    10. Approval of the Subcommittee Rosters (discussion & possible action).
    11. Direct Action Subcommittee Reentry Events Proposal - (discussion & possible action).
    12. Non-profit Reentry Services Providers Living Wage Proposal – Cedric Akbar & Adrian Maldonado (discussion & possible action).
    13. Council Members’ Comments, Questions and Requests for Future Agenda Items (discussion only)
    14. Public Comment on any item on today’s agenda, or on other business within the purview of the Reentry Council (discussion only)
    15. Adjournment

    Date & Time

    Thursday, January 19, 2023
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm


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    Last updated May 15, 2023