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MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE WORKING COMMITTEE
September 5th, 1967
Washington, D. C.
The public service employment group submitted a series of four recommen-
dations attached. There were no reservations raised in connection with
items A, B, or C. Item D raised considerable discussion. It was deter-
mined to submit item D to a poll of the Steering Committee members in the
"That the Coalition seeks a one million emergency job
program. The Clark-Javits Emergency Work Title is a
step in the right direction and has the support of
The Urban Coalition."
The working committee representatives agreed to notify the national
coordinators of the approval or disapproval of this position by their
Representatives of the private employment task force have met and are
now developing a plan of action.
A planning session of the educational disparities task force is being
The reconstruction investment and housing task force is still being
The equal housing opportunities task force has begun some preliminary
planning and will be meeting in the very near future.
Two additional task forces were proposed: a task force on local
coalitions and a task force on communications. Mr. Heiskell and
Mr. Randolph will appoint appropriate co-chairmen.
LOGISTICS AND FINANCE
The Coalition will establish offices in the very near future at a
centrally located building, since Urban America is unable to provide
adequate space. Arrangements are continuing to provide the approved
budget of $100,000 through January 31st.
REPORTS ON MATERIALS
The first of two reports on the Convocation have already been distributed
to those who attended the August 24th Convocation. The proceedings will
be completed in the very near future for distribution.
NEXT MEETINGS ©
The agenda for the next Steering Committee meeting will be discussed at
the :ext meeting of the working commmittee which will be held on September
2lst. The date for the next meeting of the steering committee was tenta-
tively set for October 9th at 7:30 p.m. in New York.