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File #: 1991-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2019 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize City Council to enter into contract with WilliamsonWorks & Associates, LLC in support of the Commission on Black Girls; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure of $18,000.00 within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($18,000.00)
Sponsors: Priscilla Tyson
Attachments: 1. Ord 1991-2019 Legislation Template.pdf
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes Columbus City Council to enter into contract with WilliamsonWorks & Associates, LLC in support of the Commission on Black Girls.

WilliamsonWorks & Associates, LLC is responsible for supporting the CoBG in completing the final report and executing all tasks necessary for finishing the report. The scope of the work to be performed for projects related to the Commission on Black Girls is as follows:

• Reviewing the findings of all quantitative, qualitative, and secondary data that will be included in the report.
o This includes survey and focus group results, listening session information, articles/reports concerning Black girls, and presentations performed before the CoBG.
• Collaborate with commission members and external stakeholders for analysis and development of recommendations.
• Participating in internal team meetings.
• Participating in Commission and other external stakeholder meetings and presentations.
• Collaborative development of launch event for the report.
• Development of final report and action plan including:
o Writing, data synthesis, and working with the graphics team, printer and communications consultant for layout and design of the final report.
• Marketing services in the area of social media planning, marketing collateral, PR, e-mail marketing, logo design, website development, and general marketing consultation.

WilliamsonWorks & Associates, LLC will also provide consultation and guidance on the strategic marketing necessary to increase awareness of the Commission and report.

About the Commission on Black Girls: Racial disparities persist in various economic and social outcomes. Income, wealth, educational attainment, and health all have trends that highlight the persistence of the challenges that have resulted from historical realities. Inequities continue to present significant challenges in the lives of Black women even from their childhood.

In order to change the trajectory of Black wom...

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