Our City, Our Home Oversight Committee Special Meeting

Thursday, November 17, 2022

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    Day two of the Committee's November Retreat featured an opportunity for the Committee to give guidance on the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing's City-Wide Strategic Plan and a conversation about innovation and opportunities with Ann Oliva, CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.


    1. Call to Order

      Call to Order and Welcome from Chair Williams.

      • Call to Order
      • Roll Call and Confirmation of Quorum
      • Ramaytush Ohlone Land Acknowledgement:
        • We 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.
      • Welcome from Chair Williams
    2. City-Wide Strategic Plan Development

      Opportunity for the OCOH Oversight Committee to provide Guidance and Feedback on the City-Wide Strategic Plan Development, with possible action by the Committee.

    3. Closing discussion

      Closing discussion of Committee Priorities and Next Steps, with possible action by the Committee.


      Agenda item tabled by the Chair.

    4. Ann Oliva, CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness

      Conversation with Ann Oliva, CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, with discussion by the Committee.


    5. Future Agenda Items

      Committee discussion of items for future meeting agendas, with possible action by the Committee.


      Tabled by the Chair

    6. Adjourn

    Date & Time

    Thursday, November 17, 2022
    9:30 am to 12:00 pm


    This meeting was held by Webex pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders and Mayoral Emergency Proclamations suspending and modifying requirements for in-person meetings.
    Recorded meeting.


    Meeting Minutes of November 17, 2022

    Explanatory Documents

    Explanatory Documents

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    Public Comment

    Public Comment

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