D018 HD Committee #09 Report #17

House of Deputies Committee 09 - Racial Justice & Reconciliation presents its Report #17 on Resolution D018 (Resolution for Permanent Funding for the Deputies of Color In-Person Pre-General Convention Meeting) and moves:


Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That this 80th General Convention request that the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance allocate $50,000 from The Episcopal Church triennium budget appropriation for the funding of the in-person pre-General Convention Meeting for The Deputies of Color; and be it further 

Resolved, that such an allocation shall be established as a permanent line item in The Episcopal Church’s triennium budget; and be it further

Resolved, That such monies shall be utilized exclusively to fund the costs of putting on the conference, including all associated hotel costs, and all other costs that promote the purposes of this resolution; and be it further 

Resolved, That this General Convention directs, consistent with established policies and procedures, that The Executive Council shall direct that The Office of Ethnic Ministries and such offices and Officers with direct responsibility for this allocation shall report back to each successive General Convention on the usage of the $50,000 allocation; and be it further 

Resolved, That the Joint Standing Commission on Program Budget and Finance consider a budget allocation of $50,000 for the implementation of this resolution.