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File #: 22-5562    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memorandum of Understanding Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request for the County Judge to execute an agreement between the Center for Urban Transformation and Precinct 1 for after-school and summer programs for youth at the Finnigan Park Community Center.
Attachments: 1. 22-5562 3a - 22GEN2901 Agreement_Precinct1_CUT_9.13.22 final signed.pdf
Department: Commissioner, Precinct 1
Department Head/Elected Official: Rodney Ellis

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Memorandum of Understanding

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for the County Judge to execute an agreement between the Center for Urban Transformation and Precinct 1 for after-school and summer programs for youth at the Finnigan Park Community Center.
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Background and Discussion:
Youth programs offered by Harris County Precinct 1 currently focus on children ages six through thirteen, creating an opportunity to enhance programming for teenagers and other young people. The Center for Urban Transformation ("CUT") is a community organization dedicated to creating "opportunities for Fifth Ward families" whose programs primarily serve young people over the age of twelve and focus on civic engagement, arts, social-emotional skill development, academic success, basic needs service navigation, and resiliency-building. CUT has seen promising results across their past programs in reducing in-school and out-of-school suspensions and increasing pro-social cognition and attendance. As such, Precinct 1 and CUT hope to further their shared goals by hosting at the Finnigan Park Community Center: (1) an after-school program for young people during the academic year ("CUT Club"), (2) supplemental programming for young people during the summer months ("CUT Camp"), and (3) monthly community meetings ("CUT Meetings").

Expected Impact: N/A


Alternative Options: N/A


Alignment with Goal(s):
_ Justice and Safety
_X Economic Opportunity
_ Housing
_ Public Health
_ Transportation
_ Flooding
_ Environment
_ Governance and Customer Service

Prior Court Action (if any): N...

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