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File #: 16-023    Version: 1
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 5/6/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/23/2016 Final action: 5/23/2016
Title: Mayor's International Council Report Ward(s): All Wards Councilor(s): All Councilors Neighborhood(s): All Neighborhoods
Attachments: 1. 1: Mayor's International Council Report, 2. 2. Presentation, Salem: An International City, 3. Mayor's International Council Roster
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TO:                      Mayor and City Council

THROUGH:                      Steve Powers, City Manager

FROM:                      Kacey Duncan, Deputy City Manager

                                          

SUBJECT:

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Mayor’s International Council Report

 

Ward(s): All Wards

Councilor(s): All Councilors

Neighborhood(s):  All Neighborhoods

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ISSUE:

 

Provide Council information on the report completed by the Mayor’s International Council (MIC).

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Information only.

 

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SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:

 

Authorized in 2013 by the Salem City Council, the Mayor’s International Council works to raise awareness of the international qualities of Salem.  The purpose of the Council is to recognize, celebrate and promote the diverse and international culture of the city of Salem.  The Council highlights positive contributions in the area of cultural and international relations in Salem.

 

The Council:

 

a.                     Recognizes residents and organizations that make the city of Salem a member of the global community.

b.                     Promotes cultural awareness and understanding for the enrichment of the community.

c.                     Indirectly assists in attracting international businesses that value an intercultural community.

d.                     Acknowledges and appreciates the value of diversity.

 

 

FACTS AND FINDINGS:

 

The Mayor’s International Council created a report to identify the cultural communities represented in Salem.  The report provides information about the number and types of cultural organizations and the number of nationalities represented in Salem.

 

 

                     Gretchen Bennett

                     Human Rights and Relations/

                     Federal Compliance Coordinator

 

Attachments:

1. Mayor’s International Council Report.

2. Presentation, Salem: An International City

 

05/06/2016