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Meeting Name: Committee on Women and Gender Equity Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/21/2021 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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Int 1712-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 1712-ARequiring the dept of social services to report on services and resources provided specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, gender non-conforming and non-binary residents of domestic violence emergency shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services (DSS) to review the services and resources it provides specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, gender non-conforming and non-binary (LGBTQI+) individuals who are entering domestic violence emergency shelters. DSS would submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and publish on its website, a written report disclosing the total number of demographic information survey forms regarding sexual orientation and gender identity that were distributed by the department and the total number of individuals who identified as LGBTQI+ on such forms, a description of the department’s efforts to collect data specifically about LGBTQI+ domestic violence survivors, the department’s outreach efforts, any complaints the department received about domestic violence emergency shelter services provided to LGBTQI+ residents and recommendations for enhancing outreach efforts and services offered by DSS specifically for domestic violence emergency shelter residents who identify as LGBTQI+. Under this bill, DSS would also be required to consult with a community based organization with culturally specific expertise in challenges faced by survivors of domestic violence self-identifying as LGBTQI+ to develop and provide LGBTQI+ cultural competency trainings to domestic violence emergency shelter employees who work directly with residents.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1712-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring the dept of social services to report on services and resources provided specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, gender non-conforming and non-binary residents of domestic violence emergency shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services (DSS) to review the services and resources it provides specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, gender non-conforming and non-binary (LGBTQI+) individuals who are entering domestic violence emergency shelters. DSS would submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and publish on its website, a written report disclosing the total number of demographic information survey forms regarding sexual orientation and gender identity that were distributed by the department and the total number of individuals who identified as LGBTQI+ on such forms, a description of the department’s efforts to collect data specifically about LGBTQI+ domestic violence survivors, the department’s outreach efforts, any complaints the department received about domestic violence emergency shelter services provided to LGBTQI+ residents and recommendations for enhancing outreach efforts and services offered by DSS specifically for domestic violence emergency shelter residents who identify as LGBTQI+. Under this bill, DSS would also be required to consult with a community based organization with culturally specific expertise in challenges faced by survivors of domestic violence self-identifying as LGBTQI+ to develop and provide LGBTQI+ cultural competency trainings to domestic violence emergency shelter employees who work directly with residents.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1712-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring the dept of social services to report on services and resources provided specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, gender non-conforming and non-binary residents of domestic violence emergency shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services (DSS) to review the services and resources it provides specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, gender non-conforming and non-binary (LGBTQI+) individuals who are entering domestic violence emergency shelters. DSS would submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and publish on its website, a written report disclosing the total number of demographic information survey forms regarding sexual orientation and gender identity that were distributed by the department and the total number of individuals who identified as LGBTQI+ on such forms, a description of the department’s efforts to collect data specifically about LGBTQI+ domestic violence survivors, the department’s outreach efforts, any complaints the department received about domestic violence emergency shelter services provided to LGBTQI+ residents and recommendations for enhancing outreach efforts and services offered by DSS specifically for domestic violence emergency shelter residents who identify as LGBTQI+. Under this bill, DSS would also be required to consult with a community based organization with culturally specific expertise in challenges faced by survivors of domestic violence self-identifying as LGBTQI+ to develop and provide LGBTQI+ cultural competency trainings to domestic violence emergency shelter employees who work directly with residents.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1712-2019 AHelen K. Rosenthal  Requiring the dept of social services to report on services and resources provided specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, gender non-conforming and non-binary residents of domestic violence emergency shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services (DSS) to review the services and resources it provides specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, gender non-conforming and non-binary (LGBTQI+) individuals who are entering domestic violence emergency shelters. DSS would submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and publish on its website, a written report disclosing the total number of demographic information survey forms regarding sexual orientation and gender identity that were distributed by the department and the total number of individuals who identified as LGBTQI+ on such forms, a description of the department’s efforts to collect data specifically about LGBTQI+ domestic violence survivors, the department’s outreach efforts, any complaints the department received about domestic violence emergency shelter services provided to LGBTQI+ residents and recommendations for enhancing outreach efforts and services offered by DSS specifically for domestic violence emergency shelter residents who identify as LGBTQI+. Under this bill, DSS would also be required to consult with a community based organization with culturally specific expertise in challenges faced by survivors of domestic violence self-identifying as LGBTQI+ to develop and provide LGBTQI+ cultural competency trainings to domestic violence emergency shelter employees who work directly with residents.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available