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File #: RES 21-1825    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/22/2021
Title: Authorizing proper City officials to accept a stipend of $2000 from Welcoming America, accept a dues scholarship of $750 from Welcoming America and authorize the payment of the Welcoming America Dues for 2022 in the amount of $750 from the stipend.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
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Authorizing proper City officials to accept a stipend of $2000 from Welcoming America, accept a dues scholarship of $750 from Welcoming America and authorize the payment of the Welcoming America Dues for 2022 in the amount of $750 from the stipend.

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WHEREAS, Welcoming America is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that works to encourage and support communities to be more inclusive and welcoming towards immigrants, and


WHEREAS, Welcoming America connects leaders in community, government, and nonprofits sectors to build on the great work happening in local communities by providing tested methods and approaches to create inclusive, welcoming places for immigrants, and


WHEREAS, The Welcoming America Network’s membership program offers tools, resources, technical assistance, and a global network to help nonprofit and government partners transform communities into more welcoming places: and


WHEREAS, in January 2021 Welcoming America launched the Inclusive & Collaborative Community of Practice as part of its Belonging Begins with Us Campaign; and


WHEREAS, this Inclusive & Collaborative Community of Practice was an opportunity for Welcoming Network peers to discuss foundational principles, innovations, challenges, and solutions for organizations that are working to ensure immigrants can access and contribute to Community Advisory Boards; and


WHEREAS, Welcoming America selected Saint Paul Assistant City Attorney, Edmundo D. Lijo as a member of the leadership team for the Community of Practice Initiative to assist with facilitating the Practice; and


WHEREAS, Welcoming America in return for Mr. Lijo’s participation on the leadership team has offered a stipend in the amount of $2000.00 to the City of Saint Paul; and


WHEREAS, the educational and networking opportunities offered through membership in Welcoming America would be of significant benefit to the City of Saint Paul and our residents, and


WHEREAS, participation in Welcoming Ame...

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