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Human Relations Task Force
Shaker Heights City Hall Council Chambers
September 19, 2019, 6:00 p.m.



1.

Updates On Current Projects

a.

Welcoming New Neighbors To Shaker

1. Library ESL program
  • Seeking support for scheduling/promotion.
2. Acclimating new residents
  • Distributing postcards.
  • Starting K-12 welcoming program.
b.

Connecting With Current Shaker Neighbors

1. Community Conversations
  • Towards racial harmony.
  • Police/community dialogue.
2. Better sharing of information about events
  • Shaker engagement collaborative.
  • "Summer in Shaker" debrief.
  • Forward Together.
2.

Possible New Projects

a.

Welcoming New Neighbors To Shaker

1. Recruiting Shaker residents to mentor refugees

b.

Connecting With Current Shaker Neighbors

1. Garage band/garage sale idea from Roots of American Music
2. Community conversations
  • Listening to/mentoring high school students.
  • International festival.
  • Art in public spaces commemorating Shaker's values.
  • More neighborhood gathering places.

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