May 22, 2023: 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 22, 2023: Proclamation - Gun Violence Awareness Day"

May 22, 2023: 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 22, 2023: Proclamation - National Public Works Week"

May 4, 2023: 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 71st annual National Day of Prayer this year—by joining observances... continue reading »"May 4, 2023: Proclamation - Day of Interfaith Prayer"

May 1, 2023: Proclamation - Older Americans Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas it is important to acknowledge the contributions older individuals have made in our communities and in the workplace to the economic well-being of our nation through civic leadership and mentoring; and Whereas our expanding elder population profoundly impacts every facet of our lives, redefining our ideas of work, retirement and leisure, altering our housing and living arrangements, challenging our healthcare systems, reshaping our economy, and altering social and public policy; and Whereas the opportunities and challenges that await... continue reading »"May 1, 2023: Proclamation - Older Americans Month"