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City of Bloomington, Indiana – John Hamilton, Mayor

Commission on the Status of Black Males (1 Vacancy)

Information

Type seated
Year Formed 2001
Statutory Name Bloomington Commission on the Status of Black Males
Website https://bloomington.in.gov/boards/status-of-black-males
Video Archive http://catstv.net/government.php?issearch=govt&meeterid=422
Phone Number 812.349.3430
Address
401 N Morton St Suite 260 Bloomington IN 47404
calendarId bloomington.in.gov_is80iamoignhkrv607rcvfqmkc@group.calendar.google.com

The Bloomington Commission on the Status of Black Males (CSBM) was established in 2001. The Commission's purpose and duties include:

  • To develop action committees addressing problems of Black males in the areas of Education, Health, Criminal Justice and Employment;
  • To serve as a catalyst to promote positive public and private remedies to the multi-faceted problems confronting Black males in our community and the resulting effects on the entire community;
  • To organize and convene community forums and neighborhood-based focus groups to discuss the status of Black males;
  • To network with groups with similar missions, such as the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males, the African American National Council, and local commissions throughout the state, sharing ideas, information, data and plans.

Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held in the Hooker Conference Room #245, at City Hall at Showers Plaza, 401 N. Morton Street, Bloomington, Indiana on the Second Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. (Dates and meeting rooms are subject to change).

Statute Citation

BMC 2.23.070 http://bloomington.in.gov/code/level2/TIT2ADPE_CH2.23COFAREDE.html#TIT2ADPE_CH2.23COFAREDE_2.23.070BLCOSTBLMAST

Department

Community and Family Resources

Liaisons

Departmental Rafi Hasan
Legal Barbara McKinney