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Meeting date/time: 3/27/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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   1. Call to Order 10:27 AM     Not available
   2. Roll Call    Roll call Not available
   3. Approval of minutes from the previous meeting

Minutes note: Mayor, Tom Barrett moved, seconded by Mr. Davidson to approve minutes of the January 23, 2017 meeting. There were no objections.
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   4. My Brother’s Keeper Report a) Proposed updates to MBK Plan b) Lead Organization Update (Nonprofit Center, M.A.T.C., Running Rebels) c) VISTA Grant Award d) VISTA Orientation & Training e) Dignity Training (DNS & National Association of Social Workers f) MFI Report Out

Minutes note: Appearing: Lead Organizations Update: Dr. Walter J. Lanier - Director of Men of Color Milwaukee Area Technical College MATC's Men Of Color Initiative is designed to increase college couse completion rates, retention rates and graduation rates, as well as help MATC students to overcome barriers and obstacles that may rise as they pursue success in higher education. Four keys Metrics include, Course Completion, Retention, Close equity gaps, Career planning, Graduation & program completion. The key strategies include, build cohorts, Academic program strategy, Community collaboration,Student input, Aggressive data use, Health and wellness, Mentors & Role model Professional development; also collaboration from the Black Male Achievement Advisory Council and My Brother's Keeper. Nonprofit Center Meagan Holman - Civic Engagement Manager The Nonprofit Center is diligently working on My Brothers' Keeper priority 9 - Increase boys and men of color representation and participation in decision-making bodies and processes across all sectors. Cardinal Stritch University has an MBK program that, Mr. Williams will be reaching out to for collaboration of efforts.
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   5. Report from the Office of Violence Prevention

Minutes note: Appearing: Deonte Lewis - Office of Violence Prevention Reggie Moore - Director of Office of Violent Prevention David Muhammad - Office of Violence Prevention The office of violence prevention is committed to the promotion and preservation of life through coordinated strategies to prevent death and nonfatal injury caused by violence. Two initiatives currenlty in place by the office of the Violence Prevention are Trauma Response Initiative and Neighborhood Based violence Interruption; these initiatives are in partnerships with the Milwaukee Police Department, Wraparound Milwaukee's Mobile Urgent Treatment Team, and Uniting Garden Homes. In 2016 The Trauma Response Unit was initiated in collaboration withe MPD district 5 & & to identify youth who may have witnessed or experienced a potentially traumatic event such as a serious accident, shooting, or domestic violence. The Team received 223 referrals. The team was able to engage with 179 families. In 2016 the Neighborhood Based vilence Prevention partnered with Uniting Garden Homes to implement Safe Zones Initiatives in the Garden Homes and Franklin Hights neighborhoods July-December.
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   6. Pepp Nation – Activate Sherman Park Report

Minutes note: Appearing: Brandon Culpepper - President & CEO PepNation Sports Leadership Camps MPD Captain Turcinovic Milwaukee County Deputy Sheriff, Weberg Milwaukee County Deputy Sheriff, Jones PeppNation mission statement: To provide the highest quality mentoring environment for youth and young adults, with the goal of creating well-rounded citizens who take their education and play to higher levels PeppNation was founded by Brandon Culpepper in 2010. The organization is on a mission to accomplish and creating well rounded citizens goal by recruiting qualified staff members (college students), mentoring/coaching youth athletes (3rd – 12th grade), hosting events and fundraisers and exposing youth to the possibilities of higher education. Pepp Nation Sports Leadership Camps will be hosting Activate Sherman Park 2017.
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   7. MPS C.A.R.E.S. Report

Minutes note: Due to lack of quorum, meeting became official at the tail end of this item; entire presentation can be found via Legislative Research Center under File Number 130831 at https://milwaukee.legistar.com/Legislation. Appearing: Kellie J. Sigh Acting Director, Business, Community & Family Partnerships/Customer Service Office of the Chief of Staff Milwaukee Public Schools Andrew Rossa, Community Recreation Supervisor II, Department of Recreation. Mr. John Rakowski - Running Rebels Community Organizarion Enrichment process is to identify initial areas of need and goal setting
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   8. Public Comments

Minutes note: Jermaine Reed - Fresh Start
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   9. Meeting adjourned at 12:26 Joanna Polanco Staff Assistant     Not available
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