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May 2022 Community Meeting Notes

Board Members Present: Aaron Brewer, Corey Jennings, Phong Le, Wynn Engle-Pratt, Michele Baskin, Matt Williams, Sam Solomon

Staff member – Amanda Rothschild

Total Attendees: ~28

Start: 7:10pm

End: 7:50pm


Community Announcements

  • Robert Stokes Update
    • Police on Bikes
    • Sission street bridge closure
      • Any plan to open it up to pedestrian traffic?
      • Deferred to a meeting with DOT, mayor’s office
  • Parks and Rec – Community Engagement
    • Pools opening May 28, 2022.
    • The Big Splash event is being held on June 11, 2022 at 11am.
    • AFRAM will be held on June 18th and 19th in Druid Hill Park.
  • MissionFit
  • Flyering Volunteers
  • Donations


  • Community Affairs Committee
  • Recording heads up
    • Start Recording
  • Melinda Cianos with Thread 
    • Ace academy at 36th Street
    • Large volunteer base which focuses on providing a community to young people
    • Volunteers are paired for 10 years with a 15 year old
    • Multiple roles including coaching levels
    • At 6 specific schools in the city
    • Nomination process is normally done through school administration
    • To learn more, reach out to
  • Community Cleanup
    • Monthly cleanups
    • Partnered with Guardian Angel and Repair the World
    • May 21st at 9-11am
  • Remfest Update
    • Coming Back! Late September!
    • Currently nailing down the date