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Gender Equity, Safe Communities & New Americans
February 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seattle City Council committee meeting whose scope includes issues such as police accountability and the Settlement Agreement between the Department of Justice and the City of Seattle regarding the Seattle Police Department.
Committee regular meeting days and time:
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.
- Seattle Department of Human Resources (SDHR) Workforce Equity Action Plan
- Paid Family Leave Work Plan Schedule
To provide policy direction and oversight and to deliberate and make recommendations on legislative matters relating to: issues related to gender equity; criminal justice and law enforcement, with special emphasis on programs and strategies to reduce crime, domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and youth violence; police accountability and the implementation of the Settlement Agreement between the Department of Justice and The City of Seattle regarding the Seattle Police Department; coordination with municipal, regional, state, and federal agencies engaged in public safety issues; fire prevention and suppression, and emergency medical services; emergency preparedness, management, and response; immigrant and refugee rights; and education and early learning initiatives, including the City’s Families and Education Levy and the Seattle Preschool Program, with a goal of improving City schools and student success rates and reducing achievement gaps