File #: 23-1191    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Information/Discussion Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/10/2023 In control: Human Rights Commission
On agenda: 5/24/2023 Final action:
Title: Staff Report.
Attachments: 1. 1 - Board and Commission Rules of Business FINAL Council Approved Version 04-04-23
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Human Rights Commission Meeting Date: May 24, 2023

To: Human Rights Commission

From: Claudia Garcia, Staff Liaison

Staff Report.

Action Requested:

Summary Report:
The following are some updates on activities to share with the Human Rights Commission:
* 2023 Legislative Session Updates:
* Codifying abortion rights (Bill #: HF1 & SF1)
* Felon voting (HF28 & SF26)
* Driver's Licenses for All ( HF4 & SF27)
* Clean energy standard (HF7 & SF4)
* Universal school meals (HF5 & SF123)
* Conversion Therapy Ban (HF16 & SF23)
* Voting Access (HF3& SF3)
* Sick & Safe Time (HF19 & SF34)
* Rent Assistance (HF2335 & SF2566)
* Education Funding (HF2497 & SF2684)
* Red Flag Law (HF 2890 & SF1117)
* Paid Leave (HF2 & SF2)

* Localist (Community Events Calendar)
* Available for everyone in the Northfield Community and residents in Rice and Dakota Counties
* Events Calendar - Northfield, Minnesota (

* Pride in the Park
o Saturday, June 3, 2023

* Hispanic Heritage Celebration
o Saturday, September 16, 2023
* Start thinking of people to nominate as noteworthy Hispanic leaders in the community

* Board and Commission Training
* Save the date (required meeting for boards and commissioners)
o Tuesday, October 24, 2023
o 5:30 pm

* Holiday Social
* Save the date (required meeting for boards and commissioners)
o Tuesday, December 12, 2023
o 5:00pm

* Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
* Save the date
o Monday, January 15, 2024
o 7:00pm

* HRC Subcommittees:
* Pride in the Park subcommittee:
o Veronica Gamino
o Ana Gonzalez-George
o Sarah Ripka
o Aidyn Plasch
* Community Gathering:
o Bruce Morlan
o Barbara Wornson
o Jennie Autonoe
* Hispanic Heritage subcommittee:
o Glenda Orrego
o Veronica Gamino
o Barbara Wornson
o Martin Rosas
o Bruce Morlan
* Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration:
o Adam Wale
o Barbara Wornson
o Glenda Orrego

* The City of Northfield continues with efforts to be as accessible and equitable as possible by:

o Community Out...

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