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File #: WS 19-003   
Section: Work Session Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: City Council
Agenda Date: 1/15/2019 Final action:
Subject: Update on the Commitment for an Inclusive, Equitable, and Compassionate City and the Hayward Police Department Community Advisory Panel
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Staff Report, 2. Attachment II Membership Roles and Responsibilities, 3. Attachment III Updated Commitment Workplan
Related files: LB 17-003, RPT 17-029, WS 17-043, LB 17-049, WS 20-022
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DATE: January 15, 2019

TO: Mayor and City Council

FROM: City Manager

SUBJECT

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Update on the Commitment for an Inclusive, Equitable, and Compassionate City and the Hayward Police Department Community Advisory Panel

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RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

That the City Council receives and comments on this report.
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SUMMARY

At the November 28, 2017 Council meeting, the City Council accepted the Commitment for an Inclusive, Equitable, and Compassionate Community (the CIECC, or the Commitment) created by the 21-person Community Task Force charged with reviewing and updating the City's 1992 Anti-Discrimination Action Plan. During that meeting, Councilmembers requested that staff return with an update on the implementation of the Commitment work plan in the Fall of 2018.

Following the November 28th Council meeting and per Council's direction, staff took the following actions:
1. Reconvened the Community Task Force Subcommittee on Community-Police Relations to address outstanding concerns about Section V of the Commitment (Enhancing Community/Police Relations);
2. Created an interdepartmental staff team to begin implementation of the CIECC workplan accepted by Council, and
3. Reconvened volunteers from the 21-member Community Task Force to discuss structure options for the interested Community Taskforce members to address the Community-Led Action Items outlined in the appendix to the Commitment.

As a result of this work:

* HPD staff and the Subcommittee on Community-Police Relations developed a shared vision for the HPD Community Advisory Panel through a document outlining the advisory panel's membership, roles, and responsibilities. (Attachment II)
* City staff began implementation of the action items outlined in the Commitment, clarified the intent of the action items listed in the work plan, linked similar/duplicative items, and identified known resource needs. (Attachment III)
* The volunteers from the original 21-member C...

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