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File #: 20-0199R    Version: 0 Name: Investigative Hearing - Well-being of the Transgender Community in Baltimore
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/24/2020 In control: Health
On agenda: Final action: 9/21/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Investigative Hearing - Well-being of the Transgender Community in Baltimore For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Mayor's Office, the Health Department, Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore City Public Schools, the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, the Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights, the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office, the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, the Maryland State Health Department and Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore to update the Council on services provided to and the general well-being of the transgender community in Baltimore.
Sponsors: Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Bill Henry, Eric T. Costello, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Ryan Dorsey, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Zeke Cohen, John T. Bullock, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Sharon Green Middleton, Kristerfer Burnett, Shannon Sneed, Danielle McCray, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Baltimore City, Investigative Hearing, Transgender Community
Attachments: 1. 20-0199R~1st Reader, 2. 04a BCPSS Report, 3. Synopsis 20-0199R, 4. Health 20-0199R, 5. Written testimony #1, 6. Written testimony #2, 7. Written testimony #3, 8. MOED 20-0199R, 9. Mayor's Office 20-0199R, 10. Written testimony #4, 11. Balto City Social Services 20-0199R, 12. HANDOUT POWERPT PRESENTATION 20-0199R #1 9 15 20, 13. HANDOUT POWERPT PRESENTATION 20-0199R #2 9 15 20, 14. FOLLOW UP INFORMATION RECEIVED AFTER HEARING 20-0199R FROM POLICE DEPARTMENT Safe Place Locations for City Council_, 15. RE Written Testimony #05, 16. 20-0199R~2nd Reader, 17. Written testimony #5, 18. Written testimony #6, 19. Hearing Notes 20-0199R 9 15 20
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/21/20200 City Council Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20200 Health Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/15/20200 Health Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/20200 Health Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20200 The City Council Refer to Office of the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20200 The City Council Refer to States' Attorney's Office  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20200 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Social Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20200 The City Council Refer to Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20200 The City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Employee Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20200 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20200 The City Council Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20200 The City Council Refer to Baltimore City Public School System  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20200 The City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Human Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/24/20200 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/24/20200 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: President Scott

A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Investigative Hearing - Well-being of the Transgender Community in Baltimore
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Mayor's Office, the Health Department, Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore City Public Schools, the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, the Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights, the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office, the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, the Maryland State Health Department and Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore to update the Council on services provided to and the general well-being of the transgender community in Baltimore.
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Anti-transgender stigma, transphobia, and the dehumanization of transgender individuals is prevalent in the media, politics and public policy. According to the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s (HRCF) 2018 report Dismantling a Culture of Violence: Understanding Anti-Transgender Violence and Ending the Crisis, transgender and gender-expansive people face stigma surrounding who they are from an early age. Often rooted in inaccurate beliefs and politically-motivated attacks on transgender identities, this stigma erects barriers in virtually every facet of life, denying transgender people the equal opportunity to succeed and be accepted for who they are. In a Baltimore-based Be the Conversation (BTC) study, transgender and non-binary...

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