Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/18/2019 - 7:00 PM
Category: Recognitions and Resolutions
Type: Action
Subject: 14.1 Review and Potential Approval of Resolution 19/20-28 Declaring November 2019 as Homeless Youth Awareness Month
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 3: Parents, family, and community will be informed, engaged and empowered as partners with Mt. Diablo Unified to support student learning.
Policy:
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
Board Resolution_HomelessYouth2019.pdf
Summary: The Mt. Diablo Unified School District along with various organizations nationwide have declared November as Homeless Youth Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Education, homeless youth are defined as youth who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence.

In 2018 California Schools reported 246,296 students as homeless or living in unstable conditions. Mt. Diablo is recognizing November as Homeless Youth Awareness Month and recognizes the unique needs of youth experiencing homelessness to increase both awareness of the issue and their commitment to helping these young people succeed, despite their circumstances.
Funding:
Fiscal Impact
Recommendation: Move to approve Resolution 19/20-28 Declaring November 2019 as Homeless Youth Awareness Month.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Emily Eberhardt - Sr. Administrative Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
Signed By:
Robert Martinez - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Brian Lawrence Moved, Member Debra Mason seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve Resolution 19/20-28 Declaring November 2019 as Homeless Youth Awareness Month.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
   
Linda Mayo     Yes
Joanne Durkee     Yes
Brian Lawrence     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes