March 25, 2024: 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... continue reading »"March 25, 2024: Proclamation - Week of the Young Child"

March 1, 2024: Proclamation - American Red Cross Month

PROCLAMATION: Whereas, for more than a century, the American Red Cross has been at the forefront of helping Americans prevent, prepare for and respond to large and small disasters. Families and communities depend on the Red Cross in times of need, and the Red Cross depends on American people to sustain the foundation; and Whereas, in Pasadena, the American Red Cross works tirelessly through its volunteers to support us when disaster strikes, when someone needs life-saving blood, or the comfort... continue reading »"March 1, 2024: Proclamation - American Red Cross Month"

February 26, 2024: 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 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... continue reading »"February 26, 2024: Proclamation - Women's History Month"

January 15, 2024: Proclamation - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

PROCLAMATION: Whereas the Civil Rights movement of the 1960’s has profoundly impacted the course of American history and continues to shape the direction and debate of our society; and Whereas one of the great leaders of that 20th century movement is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose “dream” is no less inspirational and important today than when he first expressed it over 60 years ago; and Whereas even with the gains of the Civil Rights movement over the years, there... continue reading »"January 15, 2024: Proclamation - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day"

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"