Sept 20, 2022 / 6:05pm – 7:05pm
Held on Zoom
Call to Order
Board Roll Call
Shawn Charles +
Gloria Garza Wells +
Michael Franklin +
Dr. Danielle Gilliam +
Lynne McKay +
Shawn Mitchell +
Peggy Schlesinger +
Rafael Martinez Orozco
Dee Dee Tapson
Minutes were approved from 8/9/2022
Reports of Officers and Committees
Race4Unity has initially gone up on the Website
Newsletter tag on the all the newsletters
Event pages for For Our City Day and Race4Unity
Community connections page – people and organizations that we have contact
Southside Village – South Chandler Historic Neighborhood Project
Courageous Conversations on Race conference
For Our City Day
Sat, Oct 22 at 7:00 am – noon with a part in
Need Volunteers – We have 2 projects (#3 and #39) – we need volunteers – information needed are name, email, and T-shirt size
Held on Sat, Dec 10 that Desert Breeze Park at 9:00 am. It is being held on this day because it is UN Human Rights Day.
The website should have the participant registration and vendor booth application live by the end of the week – hopefully.
Need to have the DJ and Food Trucks determined by the end of October.
Need to consider what kind of entertainment would be available and all that entails – cost, production, diversity inclusion, logistics, etc.
Need someone willing to help move the logistics forward during October.
Communicate to your other organizations to encourage them to have a booth and to participate in the event.
Include a Race 4 Unity Pledge to help people feel more engaged. Gloria has some ideas on this and we would like to incorporate this into the race and/or registration
Martin Luther King Jr Day
Harris Park Playground selection
Healing Racism - Healing from Hate Symposium – Sat, Sept Mesa Community College – Events page on Facebook Healing Racism It goes from 8:00 am – 2:45 with breakfast and lunch provided
Experience Interfaith at Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe on Thursday, October 27th at 5:30. This event is free and open to the public but requires a RSVP.
A Faith Fair where you can walk from table to table and explore other faith traditions
Discussions within small groups learning about the beliefs of different faiths
Experience Langher a traditional Sikh meal
DECISION: Donate $100 to Shaundrea’s Campaign going to Galveston, TX for the National Miss Juneteenth from Chandler4Change
Anyone can invite adults or students to the meetings
Next meeting: Open Meeting on Thursday, Oct 13 at 6:00 pm on Zoom: Lynne volunteered to take minutes.