7/19/23 MACC Meeting Minutes

19 Jul 2023 11:05 AM | Mai Nguyen Blanchard (Administrator)

Multicultural Advocacy and Competency Committee Meeting Minutes
7/19/23 9am-10am via Zoom
Members Present: Mai B., Carrie G., Rory H., Jim M., Adriana G., 

Introductions: Carrie Graham, CMHC and Rory Hileman, CMHC

-Discussed establishing member roles. Rory taking the lead on trainings, bringing trainings to the community, sourcing trainings. 

-Brown Bag projected to be on a Wednesday or Thursday towards the end of October or November. Due to the season, possibly focus on cultural appropriation in line with the holidays. "Ask people/panel a question they've always wanted to ask but were too afraid to ask?". Multiple committees in attending and coordinating.

-Needed presenter for Fall Conference on Suicide Training, no compensation, if CMHC they need to be fully licensed, but other credentials are welcome to be presenters. Time slot is 10:30-12:30 Friday, Sep.8, 2023
-Carrie has asked someone from Westminster, still undecided.
-Rory has someone in mind
-Folks who present get into the conference for free and get a year membership to UMHCA 
-Committee members who volunteer at the conference get free entry
-Location for conference is at the Downtown SLC Library

-How can we work with other committees, with MACC in the center of our focus, stay on the same page with other committees, streamline communication between committees

-Jim wants to interview everyone on the committee for a commercial, scheduling meeting times with Jim, show this video at the conference. Content: Introduction to MACC, recruitment, encourage and motivate for more DEI research, DEI resources, at the end: Meet us at the Brown Bag

-UMHCA Board meeting on the Aug. 12th 9am-10:30, Strategic Meeting is at 11am with food, open to everyone, 9192 South 300 West #29, Sandy
-Strategic Meeting is the most important one to attend, for next year's planning
-Rory is attending Strategic Meeting and Board Meeting
-Adriana plans to attend Board Meeting and Strategic Meeting, Jim on standby (Adriana is attending from out of the country)


-Brown Bag date set to November 1st 2023, from noon-1, online. Moderated panel format.

-Interviews with Jim are scheduled.

-Rory and Carrie are liasons to the Education and Conference Committee

-Adriana and Rory attend Board and Strategic Meetings Aug. 12th. Board Meeting at 9am-10:30, Strategic Meeting at 11am

-Carrie and Rory: Reach out to your presenter prospects ASAP

-Jim prepare and send out interview questions, everyone else prepare for interview

-Mai, choose a committee to be a liason for

-Next MACC meeting Wednesday the 9th of August at 9am

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