November 12, 2023: Proclamation - National Nurse Practitioner Week

PROCLAMATION: Whereas serving as trusted frontline providers of health care for patients, nurse practitioners (NPs) are advanced practice registered nurses with clinical education and training beyond their initial registered nurse preparation; and Whereas in the United States, more than 355,000 licensed NPs are an essential part of the solution to health care, and work in a wide variety of settings to deliver primary, acute and specialty care through a caring, patient-centered, holistic model of care; and Whereas as clinicians that... continue reading »"November 12, 2023: Proclamation - National Nurse Practitioner Week"

November 11, 2023: Proclamation - Veterans Day

PROCLAMATION: Whereas the history of the United States is rich with the deeds of those Pasadena residents that have served in our Armed Forces with honor and distinction; and Whereas today we recognize these courageous men and women who represent the best our nation and community have to offer and, with their service, these veterans have proven that America’s freedoms are worth protecting; and Whereas in order to provide an opportunity for Pasadena’s youth to train as tomorrow’s leaders, the... continue reading »"November 11, 2023: Proclamation - Veterans Day"

October 16, 2023: Proclamation - Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas bullying is physical, verbal, sexual, or emotional harm or intimidation intentionally directed at a person or group of people which often targets race, religion, ethnicity, gender, or persons with disabilities; and Whereas targets of bullying are more likely to acquire physical, emotional or learning problems than those who are not bullied, and students who are bullied often fear riding the bus, going to school and attending community activities; and Whereas the Pasadena Youth Network—a coalition of members from... continue reading »"October 16, 2023: Proclamation - Bullying Prevention Awareness Month"

October 16, 2023: Proclamation - Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas Code Enforcement Officers provide for safety and welfare of citizens throughout the City of Pasadena by enforcing local codes or ordinances on a variety of issues including building, zoning, housing, environmental, health and life safety; and Whereas Code Enforcement Officers have a challenging and demanding role, and often do not receive recognition for the job they do to improve living and working conditions for residents and businesses of local communities; and Whereas these dedicated individuals share the goals... continue reading »"October 16, 2023: Proclamation - Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Month"

October 16, 2023: 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 16, 2023: Proclamation - National Friends of Libraries Week"

October 5, 2023: Proclamation - Walk to School Day

PROCLAMATION: Whereas lack of physical activity plays a leading role in rising rates of childhood obesity, diabetes and other health problems, and being able to walk to school offers an opportunity to build physical activity into a child’s daily routine; and Whereas it is important for parents and caregivers to be aware of the difficulties and dangers that children face on their trips to school each day, and to teach children about pedestrian safety; and Whereas today children, parents and... continue reading »"October 5, 2023: Proclamation - Walk to School Day"

October 2, 2023: Proclamation - Pink Strong Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and everyone is at risk for breast cancer even if they have no family history of the disease; and Whereas the Pasadena Police Department and the Pasadena Police Officers Association stand with their families and friends, and recognize all who have joined their loved ones in fighting their battle, as well as the advocates, researchers and... continue reading »"October 2, 2023: Proclamation - Pink Strong Month"

October 2, 2023: Proclamation - Domestic Violence Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas nearly 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in our country have suffered physical violence by an intimate partner, and domestic violence impacts people of every age, ethnicity, nationality, economic status, and belief; and Whereas victims of domestic violence are deprived of autonomy and security, face threats to their health and safety and, in many instances, find themselves left with significant financial insecurity; and Whereas crimes like domestic violence inhibit our community from reaching its fullest... continue reading »"October 2, 2023: Proclamation - Domestic Violence Awareness Month"

October 2, 2023: 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 2, 2023: Proclamation - National Disability Employment Awareness Month"

September 22, 2023: Proclamation - California Native American Day

PROCLAMATION: Whereas the City of Pasadena recognizes the importance of acknowledging and honoring the rich history, culture and contributions of California Native Americans; and Whereas the City aims to promote diversity, inclusivity, and respect for all individuals in our community, and California Native American Day provides an opportunity to celebrate the heritage, traditions, and resilience of California Native Americans; and Whereas California Native American communities have made significant contributions to the growth, development, and progress of our state and community... continue reading »"September 22, 2023: Proclamation - California Native American Day"