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Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Advisory Committee

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Date Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Time 5:30 PM
Location Human Rights Commission
25 Van Ness Avenue, 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

American Sign Language interpreters and an FM Amplification System provided upon request with 48 hours advance notice.  Accessible parking available at the Civic Center Plaza Garage, nearby private lots, and metered parking spaces.  The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center Station.  The closest accessible MUNI Metro station is the Van Ness Station.  Accessible MUNI lines are the 6, 7, 9, 47, 49, 71, and F lines.  Accessible seating is available for persons with disabilities.  Meeting proceedings available in alternative formats.  In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.  To make arrangements or for information, contact Domenic Viterbo at 415-252-2541 (voice) or 415-252-2550 (TTY/TDD).

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1. Call to order and roll call
2. Public Comment for items not on the agenda        

3. Approval of July 15, 2008 Minutes (Action Item)        5 min.

4. 7X7 Presentation        15 min.

5. Follow-up to Last Month's Panel on Blood Donations (Discussion Item)        30 min.

6. Letter of Concern to the Health Commission regarding HIV/AIDS/STD advertisements being stigmatizing         (Discussion Item)        25 min.

7. Work Group Reports        25 min.
8. Commissioner Report          5 min.

9. Staff Report           5 min.

10. Old/New Business          5 min.

11. Announcements          5 min.  

12. Adjournment        

NEXT MEETING OF THE LGBTAC: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 5:30 p.m.
                    25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 800, San Francisco

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