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File #: 151795    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/29/2016 In control: COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 4/15/2016
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution approving the My Brother’s Keeper Action plan.
Sponsors: ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. DAVIS, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. DONOVAN, ALD. BOHL, ALD. PUENTE, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. ZIELINSKI, ALD. COGGS
Indexes: SOCIAL CONDITIONS
Attachments: 1. MBK Plan Draft Overview.pdf, 2. My Brother's Keeper document - draft
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/26/20160 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20160 COMMON COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULESPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20160 COMMON COUNCIL TAKEN FROM COMMITTEEPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20160 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Co-sponsorship to the file to reflect Ald. Davis, Stamper, Donovan, Bohl, Puente, Murphy, Zielinski, and Coggs. There was no objection.
Pass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
4/11/20160 COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass3:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/29/20160 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
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ALD. HAMILTON, DAVIS, STAMPER, DONOVAN, BOHL, PUENTE, MURPHY, ZIELINSKI AND COGGS
Title
Resolution approving the My Brother’s Keeper Action plan.
Analysis
This resolution approves the My Brother’s Keeper Action Plan.

Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee participates in the Presidential Community Action, My Brother’s Keeper, a national effort dedicated to creating opportunities for all boys and young men of color; and

Whereas, Boys and young men of color are human beings and should be treated as such; and

Whereas, Boys and men of color are disproportionately vulnerable to humiliation and mistreatment across all areas of their lives; and

Whereas, Society’s governing bodies and institutions systematically strip away at boys and young men of color’s sense of dignity from birth throughout life; and

Whereas, Governing bodies and institutions have the power to create conditions whereby boys and men of color can improve their own lives; and

Whereas, In February 2014, President Barack Obama launched My Brother’s Keeper as a national initiative dedicated to creating opportunities for all boys and men of color; and

Whereas, The Black Male Achievement Advisory Council, along with community and business leaders, have created a 10-point action plan that will help achieve, over a five year period, a vision where boys and men of color feel connected, appreciated, and supported; and

Whereas, This action plan includes the following:

1. Graduate male students’ of color from high school ready for college and or the workplace.
2. Accept, retain, and graduate boys and men of color from post-secondary education or job training programs.
3. Make workplaces attractive and accessible to boys and men of color.
4. Retain and promote employees who identify as males of color.
5. Increase the capacities of boys and young men of color to combat violence and victimization.
6. Improve administration of justice for boys and me...

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