October 24, 2022: Proclamation - National Long-Term Care Residents' Rights Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas in Pasadena there are over 1,000 persons living in 12 nursing homes, and over 2,300 persons living in nearly 100 assisted living/ residential care facilities; and Whereas the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987 guarantees residents their individual rights in order to promote and maintain their dignity and autonomy, and all residents should be aware of their rights so that they may be empowered to live with dignity and self-determination; and Whereas we wish to honor and... continue reading »"October 24, 2022: Proclamation - National Long-Term Care Residents' Rights Month"

October 17, 2022: Proclamation - National Friends of Libraries Week

PROCLAMATION: Whereas the mission of The Friends of the Pasadena Public Library is to support the Library’s programs, special services and cultural events by raising funds for projects that instill the excitement of discovery and the love of reading in Library patrons of all ages, including summer reading programs, visiting author series and One City, One Story; and Whereas the work of The Friends highlights our City’s libraries and the important role they play in providing opportunities for all ages... continue reading »"October 17, 2022: Proclamation - National Friends of Libraries Week"

October 3, 2022: Proclamation - Walktober & Pedestrian Safety Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas walking is a healthy mode of travel that is environmentally friendly, and in its General Plan, Pasadena has embraced the principle that people should be able to safely circulate throughout the community without cars; and Whereas walkability is a positive attribute of our community, and the City and its Department of Transportation are committed to realizing Complete Streets designed to facilitate safe and convenient mobility for all; and Whereas during this era of economic hardship and climate change,... continue reading »"October 3, 2022: Proclamation - Walktober & Pedestrian Safety Month"

October 3, 2022: Proclamation - National Disability Employment Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas recognition of the contributions of persons with disabilities is an effective way to overcome negative stereotypes and eliminate physical and attitudinal barriers to full participation in all aspects of community life, including education, recreation and employment; and Whereas people with disabilities are an important, vital part of our community as valued workers, civic leaders, business owners, veterans, family members, and friends, and they are innovative and valued contributors in the workplace, the classroom, and the community; and Whereas... continue reading »"October 3, 2022: Proclamation - National Disability Employment Awareness Month"