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Legislation #: 190473 Introduction Date: 6/13/2019
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS WAGNER, BARNES JR., MCMANUS, LUCAS, TAYLOR, JAMES, JR., FOWLER AND CANADY
Title: Welcoming the World Affairs Councils of America Network to Kansas City for the 2019 Council Leadership Meeting.

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6/12/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/13/2019 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 190473

 

Welcoming the World Affairs Councils of America Network to Kansas City for the 2019 Council Leadership Meeting.

 

WHEREAS, for more than 100 years, and now with more than 90 councils in 40 states, the World Affairs Councils of America has been a nonpartisan national network dedicated to engaging the public and leading global voices to better understand the world, America’s international role, and the policy choices that impact our daily lives and our future; and

 

WHEREAS, the International Relations Council, a 64-year-old Kansas City nonprofit organization that works to raise a global perspective in our local community, is a proud and active member of the World Affairs Councils of America; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City, Missouri, is honored to have been selected to host the World Affairs Councils of America Leadership and National Board Meetings from June 13-15 and will welcome council executives and board members from around the country; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City recognizes the value of international awareness and global connections and prides itself on being a welcoming community with deep and historical ties around the world; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize and commend the World Affairs Councils of America and its Kansas City affiliate, the International Relations Council, for their years of work to raise a global perspective in local communities; 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 Bill Clifford, President and CEO of the World Affairs Councils of America, and Jeffrey Bell, president of the International Relations Council.

 

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