This subcommittee is charged with developing and recommending strategies and activities to support the work of The Community Policing and Civilian Review Subcommittees in their efforts to foster community engagement and healing. Members of this subcommittee could be thought of as community ambassadors for the Task Force and will develop the opportunities and venues to foster community dialogue and interaction for Task Force members. Additionally, this subcommittee will write up periodic reports for the Board of Supervisors on community feedback from topics raised at the Board of Supervisors Community Healing session of November 5, 2013. (Charter Charge 4)
The specific activities of this subcommittee may include:
- Developing and supporting lines of communications with local community groups and stakeholders;
- Coordinating community engagement events for Task Force members;
- Designing avenues and strategies for the community to provide input into Task Force charges, with specific emphasis on strategies to engage youth;
- Developing community awareness and education activities related to the charges of the Task Force;
- Collecting and providing community feedback to the whole Task Force;
- Coordinating and convening meetings with community engagement professionals in order to facilitate meaningful and productive dialogue between the Task Force and community;
- Developing draft periodic reports for full Task Force consideration regarding community feedback to be shared with The Board of Supervisors, consistent with Charter Charge 4.
- Developing a time line for Subcommittee work.