Neighborhoods, Education, Civil Rights & Culture

Committee regular meeting days and time:

2nd and 4th Fridays, 9:30 a.m.

Committee Members:

Committee Scope:

To provide policy direction and oversight and to deliberate and make recommendations on legislative matters relating to:

  • the Department of Neighborhoods, including neighborhood planning, engagement and outreach, funding opportunities, and historic preservation;
  • education and early learning initiatives, including the Department of Education and Early Learning, the City’s Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise Levy, with a goal of improving City schools and student success rates and reducing achievement gaps;
  • arts and cultural activities, nightlife issues, and special events;
  • film and music activities;
  • civil rights issues, including the Office for Civil Rights, except for issues related to tenant rights and protections; and
  • immigrant and refugee rights, including the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs.