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Legislation #: 081163 Introduction Date: 11/20/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 11/20/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS MARCASON, CIRCO, CURLS, FORD, GOTTSTEIN, HERMANN, JOHNSON, JOLLY, RILEY, SANDERS BROOK, SHARP, SKAGGS AND FUNKHOUSER
Title: Declaring November 16-22, 2008, Homeless Awareness Week in Kansas City.

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11/17/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/20/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 081163

 

Declaring November 16-22, 2008, Homeless Awareness Week in Kansas City.

WHEREAS, the Homeless Services Coalitions mission is ending homelessness by leading metro-wide advocacy, collaboration, funding and training initiatives; and

WHEREAS, the Homeless Services Coalition, representing over 60 homeless provider agencies in the metro area, wants to see homelessness wiped out; and

WHEREAS, the Homeless Services Coalition, representing our member agencies, wants all people treated with dignity; and

WHEREAS, the Homeless Services Coalition, representing our member agencies, wants a suitable living environment for all of our citizens; and

WHEREAS, the Homeless Services Coalition, representing our member agencies, wants affordable housing for all of our citizens; and

WHEREAS, the Homeless Services Coalition, representing our member agencies, wants educational and economic opportunities for all of our citizens; and

WHEREAS, the Homeless Services Coalition wishes to recognize all homeless service provider agencies and their dedicated staff who work diligently to help homeless people attain their goals and realize their full potential; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare November 16-22, 2008, Homeless Awareness Week in Kansas City; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Anne Lesser in token of the recognition and appreciation by the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City to all homeless provider agencies and their dedicated staff for their stellar work in making Kansas City a better place to live.

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