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File #: 20-0129    Version: 1 Name: CD1 - Wild West Women FIlm Festival
Type: Agenda Item Status: To Be Introduced
File created: 2/3/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action:
Title: Recommendation to increase appropriations in the Special Advertising and Promotion Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $1,000, offset by the First Council District one-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a contribution to the Wild West Women for the Long Beach Suffrage 100 Film Festival occurring on January 11, March 14, May 9 and July 11, 2020 at the Art Theatre; Increase appropriations in the Special Advertising and Promotion Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $1,000, offset by the First Council District one-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a contribution to the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality for their Latina Empowerment Day occurring on February 7, 2020 at Hotel Maya; and Decrease appropriations in the Special Advertising and Promotion Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $2,000 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Depa...
Sponsors: COUNCILWOMAN MARY ZENDEJAS, FIRST DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 021120-R-10sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to increase appropriations in the Special Advertising and Promotion Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $1,000, offset by the First Council District one-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a contribution to the Wild West Women for the Long Beach Suffrage 100 Film Festival occurring on January 11, March 14, May 9 and July 11, 2020 at the Art Theatre;

Increase appropriations in the Special Advertising and Promotion Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $1,000, offset by the First Council District one-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a contribution to the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality for their Latina Empowerment Day occurring on February 7, 2020 at Hotel Maya; and

Decrease appropriations in the Special Advertising and Promotion Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $2,000 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Department.

DISCUSSION
The First Council District is requesting contributions for the Long Beach Suffrage 100 and Hispanas Organized for Political Equality to support the Film Festival and the Latina Empowerment Day events as described below.

On January 11, March 14, May 9 and July 11, 2020, the Long Beach Suffrage 100 and Wild West Women will host film festivals highlighting prominent trailblazers in the Suffragist Movement, celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of women's right to vote. Years ago, women seated their first Suffrage Centennial Committee and made plans. Today, it is coalescing in all 50 states and organizations from the League of Women Voters to the Girl Scouts of America. These events to be hosted at the Art theatre will be a history lesson to residents who are not familiar with suffrage history, and are intended to encourage voter education and turnout at all elections, whether local, state or national.

On February 7, 2020, the Hispanas Organized for Politic...

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