Resolution J543-2013

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 2013 as Parent Leadership Month in the State of New York

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  • Feb 28, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 28, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Feb 15, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE   RESOLUTION  memorializing  Governor  Andrew  M.  Cuomo  to
proclaim February 2013 as Parent Leadership Month in the  State  of  New
York

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize official
months  that are set aside to increase awareness of concerns that affect
the lives of citizens of the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to memorial-
ize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 2013 as Parent Leader-
ship Month in the State of New York, in conjunction with National Parent
Leadership Month; and
  WHEREAS, Meaningful Parent Leadership occurs  when  parents  gain  the
knowledge and skills necessary to function in leadership roles and pres-
ent  a  "parent  voice"  to  help shape the direction of their families,
programs and communities; and
  WHEREAS, Parent Leadership is an  essential  and  effective  means  of
strengthening families and preventing child abuse and neglect; and
  WHEREAS,  Partnering  with  parents  and  that  Parent Leadership is a
necessary component in any effective  family  strengthening  and  family
support program; and
  WHEREAS,  Parent Leadership Month recognizes the extraordinary courage
and tenacity of parents who have reached out  to  make  improvements  in
their families and communities; and
  WHEREAS,  Parent  Leadership Month also recognizes peer parent support
is a critical way to engage and encourage  families  involved  with  the
child; and
  WHEREAS,  Parent  Leadership  Month  commends,  honors  and celebrates
parents for their vital leadership roles in their homes and communities,
and in local, state and national levels; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 2013 as Parent
Leadership Month in the State of New York; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New
York.

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