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Legislation #: 160400 Introduction Date: 5/19/2016
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS JAMES, JR., WAGNER, REED, SHIELDS, JUSTUS, LUCAS, MCMANUS, TAYLOR AND LOAR
Title: Honoring the service of Head Consul Alicia Kerber who is being transferred to the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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5/19/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/19/2016 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 160400

 

Honoring the service of Head Consul Alicia Kerber who is being transferred to the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

WHEREAS, Alicia Kerber has served as the head consul at the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City since August 3, 2012; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Kerber is a career member of the Mexican Foreign Service and has represented Mexico in Columbia, Honduras, and the Organization of American States in Washington D.C.; and

 

WHEREAS, her educational achievements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, a Master’s Degree in International Law and a Doctor’s Degree (Ph.D.) in International Law, all of them from at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM); and

 

WHEREAS, in 2015, Alicia Kerber, who has always been an active supporter of the Rights of Women, designed the "Integral Attention Window for Women" which seeks to empower Mexican migrants and its results have led the Government of Mexico to authorize the institutionalization of this program in all 50 Consulates of Mexico in the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, Consul Kerber has expressed thoughtful ideas on immigration and works to break down stereotypes and exhibit the positive impact of immigrants; and

 

WHEREAS, Alicia recognizes that trade between the two countries is vital and that a healthy trade agreement is based on an exchange of students, research and a network of experts in their fields; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the numerous and impactful contributions of Consul Kerber to Kansas City and its citizens in educating and fostering a vibrant 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 Consul Alecia Kerber with the best wishes of the Mayor and Council upon her departure of Kansas City.

 

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