Black Brilliance Research Project documents

Here is a collection of documents related to the Black Brilliance Research Project.


Original “blueprint” submitted to City Council with pitch and proposed budget for $3 million community research project, July 2020

2020 budget amendment adding $3 million for community-based research project, 8/5/2020

Draft budget, September 2020

Contracts:

King County Equity Now research sub-contracts:

  • Freedom Project, 10/1/20
  • Bridging Cultural Gaps, 10/5/20
  • East African Community Services, 9/22/20
  • Interfaith Working Group/Black Trans Prayer Group, 10/27/20

Freedom Project replacement contracts after terminating its agreement with KCEN:

  • Bridging Cultural Gaps, 2/16/21
  • East African Community Services 2/24/21
  • Interfaith Working Group/Black Trans Prayer Group 2/18/21
  • The Silent Task Force 2/24/21
  • Harriet Tubman Foundation/ Forever Safe Spaces 2/17/21
  • Shaun Glaze/ Inclusive Data LLC 2/23/21
  • Antonette Harmon/ A. Nicole Wellness¬† 2/27/21
  • Marcus Cylar 2/17/21
  • Krystal Henderson (invoice in lieu of contract) 2/23/21
  • Chris Webb/ Palmares Consulting 2/21/21
  • Vichelle Sanders (Sacred Community Connections) 2/21/21
  • Ahkia Vishay (Sacred Community Connections) 2/21/21
  • Peter Shellito 2/17/21

Deliverables:

Invoices:

Financial reports:

Letters:

  • Morales letter to Freedom Project requiring more reporting, 12/16/21
  • Black Brilliance Researchers “open letter” 2/8/21
  • King County Equity Now/ Dawn Mason letter to Gonzalez, 2/10/21
  • Freedom Project letter to Gonzalez in response to KCEN, 2/10/21
  • Gonzalez letter to Freedom Project consenting to FP’s direct subcontractors, 2/26/21
  • Gonzalez letter in response to KCEN, 3/5/21
  • FAS letter to state auditor, 3/8/21
  • State Auditor letter to city, 3/9/21

Consultant activity reports:

Participatory budgeting program planning:

  • Proposed spending plan for Participatory Budgeting program, 2/24/21
  • Memo from Deputy Mayor Washington on participatory budgeting spending plan, March 2021

Miscellaneous documents: