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File #: 31054    Version: 1 Name: Declaring the City of Madison’s intention to adopt an Equity Impact Model.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2013 In control: BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY
On agenda: 10/29/2013 Final action: 10/29/2013
Enactment date: 10/30/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00828
Title: Declaring the City of Madison’s intention to adopt an Equity Impact Model.
Sponsors: Denise DeMarb, Scott J. Resnick, Chris Schmidt, Matthew J. Phair, Shiva Bidar, Lauren Cnare, Marsha A. Rummel, Maurice S. Cheeks, Sue Ellingson, Joseph R. Clausius, Lisa Subeck, Michael E. Verveer, Steve King
Attachments: 1. CCOC 9/3/13 Handout Equity Impact Model.pdf, 2. America’s Tomorrow: Equity is the Superior Growth Model, 3. America's Tomorrow (Full Report).pdf, 4. Getting Equity Advocacy Results, 5. Equity Impact Model Timeline.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
10/29/20131 COMMON COUNCIL AdoptPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/22/20131 BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/25/20131 COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/20131 BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY Re-refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/20131 COMMON COUNCIL Re-referPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/20131 AFFIRMATIVE ACTION COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20131 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20131 EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/3/20131 COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE (ended 4/2017) Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/6/20131 BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/6/20131 BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/6/20131 BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/6/20131 BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/6/20131 COMMON COUNCIL ReferredPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20131 Council Office Referred for Introduction  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
It is anticipated that the development and implementation of the equity impact model will be accomplished with existing staff resources. No appropriation is required.

Title
Declaring the City of Madison’s intention to adopt an Equity Impact Model.

Body
WHEREAS, a healthy Madison starts in our homes, schools and neighborhoods; and,

WHEREAS, equity exists when everyone has access to opportunities necessary to satisfy essential needs, advance their well-being, participate in and contribute to civic life and achieve their full potential; and,

WHEREAS, equity is both the means to healthy and thriving communities and an end that benefits us all; and,

WHEREAS, evidence shows that more equitable societies have better long-term economic, health, and social outcomes; and,

WHEREAS, Madison and Dane County’s increasing demographic diversity presents new opportunities for growth as well as challenges in fostering connections to resources; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Madison recognizes that good health requires individuals to make responsible personal choices, it also recognizes that the journey to a healthier community requires a societal commitment to remove the obstacles preventing residents from making healthy decisions; and,

WHEREAS, promoting equal opportunity for all residents is a core social, moral and economic responsibility and a priority for the City of Madison; and,

WHEREAS, city leaders, departments and staff are committed to providing excellent services for every Madison resident; and,

WHEREAS, the Common Council’s Legislative Agenda Work Group on Demographic Change is endeavoring to determine if the City of Madison is meeting the needs of communities of color, immigrants, and low-income families and individuals; and,

WHEREAS, the equity impact model described below will be taken on in pursuit of a vision of Madison where:
· A high-quality education, living wage jobs, safe neighborhoods, a healthy natural environment, efficient public t...

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