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Legislation #: 180227 Introduction Date: 4/5/2018
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: MAYOR LUCAS, COUNCILMEMBERS BARNES JR., MCMANUS, HALL, JAMES, JR., SHIELDS, WAGNER, JUSTUS, CANADY AND REED
Title: Declaring April 10-16, 2018, as SevenDays Week in Kansas City, Missouri.

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4/2/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/5/2018 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 180227

 

Declaring April 10-16, 2018, as SevenDays Week in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, SevenDays, Make Ripple, Change the World is an annual weeklong event to overcome hatred, bigotry and ignorance; and  

 

WHEREAS, SevenDays begins Tuesday, April 10, 2018, with a celebration, discussion of clergy from various faiths, and listening to songs performed by songwriting competition finalists; and

 

WHEREAS, SevenDays continues with a Discover Diversity Dinner to sample traditional dishes from different faiths and cultures to overcome evil with acts of kindness; and

 

WHEREAS, SevenDays encourages community participation from all religious/non-religious beliefs, races and cultures during all events, concluding with the SevenDays Faith, Love & Walk at the National World War I Museum and Memorial; and

 

WHEREAS, the memories of three wonderful and unique people, Dr. William Corporon, Reat Underwood, and Terri LaManno, will live on and will be cherished; and  

 

WHEREAS, SevenDays expands its act of compassion, tolerance and understanding to those who gather and celebrate the lives lost due to acts of hatred and ignorance, they fully support and encourage all in Kansas City, including residents, businesses and visitors, to come together during the SevenDays week of celebratory activities to recognize that evil, ignorance and hatred will be eliminated by understanding, kindness and love; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare April 10-16, 2018, as SevenDays Week in Kansas City, Missouri; 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 Mindy Corporon, President of Faith Always Wins Foundation creator of the SevenDays Make a Ripple, Change the World events, with the Mayor and Council urging all citizens to remember the events of April 13, 2014, not only for the losses of that day but also for the significance of the powerful and enduring vow to overcome evil with good.

 

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