May 24, 2021: Proclamation - Gun Violence Awareness Day

PROCLAMATION Whereas, gun violence touches every segment of our society and impacts people of all ages; it increases the probability of death in incidents of domestic violence; raises the likelihood of fatality by those who intend to injure others and among those who attempt suicide; it places children and young people at increased risk of physical harm and injury; and disproportionately affects communities of color; and Whereas, Gun Violence Awareness Day honors the many lives that have been cut short... continue reading »"May 24, 2021: Proclamation - Gun Violence Awareness Day"

May 24, 2021: Proclamation - Arbor Day

PROCLAMATION: Whereas, established in 1872, Arbor Day encourages the planting of trees in urban and wildland areas to protect, renew and manage our trees and forests, and to encourage a healthy ecosystem; and Whereas, for the 31st consecutive year, the National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Pasadena as a Tree City USA designee and has awarded to Pasadena for the 21st year a Growth Award for excellence in promoting urban forestry programs; and Whereas, Pasadena is committed to trees as... continue reading »"May 24, 2021: Proclamation - Arbor Day"

May 17, 2021: Proclamation - National Public Works Week

PROCLAMATION Whereas public works infrastructure, facilities and services are of vital importance to sustainable communities and the health, safety and well-being of the people of Pasadena; and Whereas the planning, development and operation of public works systems such as storm drains, sewers, streets, bridges, street lights, traffic signals, public buildings, public fleets, street trees, solid waste collection, and recycling is  essential to meeting the needs of our  residents; and Whereas such facilities and services could not be provided without the... continue reading »"May 17, 2021: Proclamation - National Public Works Week"

May 3, 2021: Proclamation - Day of Interfaith Prayer

PROCLAMATION: Whereas, a nationally recognized Day of Prayer came into existence even before the founding of the United States of America, when the continental Congress declared a day of prayer in 1775; and Whereas, Congress codified this tradition in 1952 and later, in 1988, designated the first Thursday of May each year as the National Day of Prayer; and Whereas, millions of Americans will answer the call to prayer—on the 69th annual National Day of Prayer this year—by joining observances... continue reading »"May 3, 2021: Proclamation - Day of Interfaith Prayer"