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Legislation #: 150831 Introduction Date: 10/1/2015
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS BARNES JR., JUSTUS, JAMES, JR., REED, SHIELDS, WAGNER, FOWLER, CANADY, TAYLOR AND MCMANUS
Title: Supporting the local and national collaborators who have joined forces to present an initiative to financially empower the Black community.

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9/30/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/1/2015 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 150831

 

Supporting the local and national collaborators who have joined forces to present an initiative to financially empower the Black community.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, is pleased to support New York Life’s Community Empowerment Plan: The $50 Billion Empowerment Tour with Maggie Anderson and Eugene Mitchell, a Community Town Hall Meeting with dialogue designed to financially empower the Black community; and

 

WHEREAS, New York Life’s Community Empowerment Plan is a national initiative to build personal financial empowerment plans to enable families to create generational wealth; and

 

WHEREAS, included in the Conversation will be a discussion about financial literacy, wealth creation and funding for long term care, job creation, and growing your business; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Maggie Anderson will speak about the significance of supporting Black businesses that will result in vital outcomes such as increased entrepreneurship, improved success of existing businesses, the infusion of wealth into economically depressed areas, the mitigation of unemployment and development of more role models for Black youth; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri recognized the need to begin creating legacies in building multigenerational financial security throughout Kansas City’s African American communities; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby support the local and national collaborators who have joined forces to present an initiative to financially empower the Black community; 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 Mr. Eugene A. Mitchell and Dr. Maggie Anderson with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for imparting their experience and knowledge to our community.

 

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