April 19 2021: Proclamation - Day of Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

PROCLAMATION: Whereas on April 24, 1915, the Turkish Government perpetrated against Armenian people what is commonly referred to as the first genocide of the twentieth century, which continued until 1923 and resulted in the death of 1.5 million Armenian men, women and children; and Whereas since memories fade with time, it is important to remind ourselves about human tragedies that have taken place; and Whereas those who survived the Armenian genocide and their successors have had to work hard to... continue reading »"April 19 2021: Proclamation - Day of Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide"

April 10, 2021: Proclamation - Week of the Young Child

PROCLAMATION: Whereas, quality early childhood education promotes the intellectual, emotional and physical development of children, which in turn prepares them to be responsible and contributing members of society; and Whereas, Pasadena is a strong, safe community which is supportive of families raising caring and capable children, and it appreciates the many organizations that provide financial support to increase access to high-quality preschool for our young people; and Whereas, public policies and programs which support early learning for all young children... continue reading »"April 10, 2021: Proclamation - Week of the Young Child"

April 1, 2021: Proclamation - DMV/Donate Life Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas the act of donating an organ, tissue, marrow, or blood is recognized worldwide as an expression of compassion to those in need; a single individual’s organ donation can save up to eight lives, and a single blood donation can help three people in need; and Whereas at this time, more than 21,000 individuals in California and more than 107,000 individuals nationwide are on the national organ transplant waiting list; on average, 17 people die every day while waiting... continue reading »"April 1, 2021: Proclamation - DMV/Donate Life Month"

March 8, 2021: Proclamation - Women's History Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas, women of every race, class and ethnic background have made historic contributions to the growth and strength of Pasadena in countless recorded and unrecorded ways; and Whereas, women play a critical economic, cultural and social role in every sphere of life in Pasadena; and Whereas, particularly important in the establishment of early charitable, philanthropic and cultural institutions in our City, women have served as early leaders in the forefront of every major progressive social change movement; and Whereas,... continue reading »"March 8, 2021: Proclamation - Women's History Month"