June 13, 2022: Proclamation - Elder Abuse Awareness Day

PROCLAMATION: Whereas Pasadena’s older adults are valued members of society and deserve to be treated with respect and dignity to enable them to continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and important and active members of this community; and Whereas the Pasadena Public Health Department and Pasadena Elderly and Dependent Adult Liaisons (PEDAL) Committee are concerned about the risk to our senior residents who suffer from neglect or are victims of financial, emotional, sexual, or physical abuse; and Whereas abuse... continue reading »"June 13, 2022: Proclamation - Elder Abuse Awareness Day"

June 11, 2022: Proclamation - Astronomy Week

PROCLAMATION Whereas Pasadena is home to some of the world’s leading space, science and astronomical institutions, including Caltech/IPAC, Carnegie Observatories, Giant Magellan Telescope, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Mt. Wilson Observatory, The Planetary Society, and Thirty Meter Telescope; and Whereas these premier institutions provide world class education, research and exploration in science and engineering; expand our understanding of the universe; enable innovations and discoveries; and inspire future generations of explorers to take on humankind’s greatest technical challenges; and Whereas these... continue reading »"June 11, 2022: Proclamation - Astronomy Week"

June 1, 2022: Pride Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas Pride Month began in June, 1969 on the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City after LGBTQ+ persons and  their allies rose up to fight against discriminatory laws—which have since been declared unconstitutional; and Whereas Pasadena denounces prejudice and unfair discrimination based on age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or  gender expression, and is a city in which all persons should feel valued, safe, welcomed, respected, and affirmed by their peers and... continue reading »"June 1, 2022: Pride Month"