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Legislation #: 210062 Introduction Date: 1/21/2021
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS PARKS-SHAW, ROBINSON, MCMANUS, BARNES JR., LOAR, HALL, LUCAS, O'NEILL, BOUGH, SHIELDS AND BUNCH
Title: Honoring and recognizing Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated for one hundred thirteen years of service to all mankind.

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1/19/2021 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/21/2021 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 210062

 

Honoring and recognizing Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated for one hundred thirteen years of service to all mankind.

 

WHEREAS, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is the first Greek-letter sorority created for African American college educated women; and

 

WHEREAS, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. was founded on the campus of Howard University on January, 15, 1908; and

 

WHEREAS Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. works to address five target areas: HBCU matriculation, women’s healthcare, financial literacy, the arts and global charity efforts; and

 

WHEREAS Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. has approximately 300,000 collegiate members and alumnae, more than 1,000 chapters in 48 states, with nine international chapters including Germany, the Bahamas, Liberia, Canada, South Africa and Japan; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Metropolitan Area is home to the Beta Omega, Mu Omega, Xi Tau Omega and Upsilon Rho Omega Chapters; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor and recognize Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated for one hundred thirteen years of service to all mankind; 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 the Chapter presidents with the Mayor and Council extending their sincere appreciation to the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated for more than a century of community service to the African American community

 

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