Resolution J65-2013

Honoring Heather C. McGhee upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Progressive Leadership Award by the Citizen Action of New York

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  • Jan 15, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 15, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 10, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring Heather C. McGhee upon the occasion of
her designation as recipient of the Progressive Leadership Award by  the
Citizen Action of New York

WHEREAS,  It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New  York  State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions  and individuals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the
community and its citizenry; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative  Body  is justly proud to honor
Heather C. McGhee upon the occasion of her designation as  recipient  of
the  Progressive  Leadership Award by the Citizen Action of New York, to
be celebrated at its Awards Gala on Tuesday, December 4, 2012; and
  WHEREAS, Citizen Action of New York works as part of  U.S.  Action  to
build  better  futures for families and communities throughout the State
and nation; for 29 years, Citizen Action of  New  York  has  spearheaded
successful  efforts  to  guarantee quality and affordable health care to
all, successful quality education and early learning  programs  and  the
promotion of racial justice; and
  WHEREAS, Citizen Action of New York is honoring Heather McGhee for her
incredible  leadership  on  democracy  reform, racial justice, financial
reform and economic opportunity; whether it's through her work at Demos,
or her appearances in the media, or her writing, she is having  a  crit-
ical impact on the public debate and is a catalyst for change; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought  to  our  atten-
tion,  they  should  be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is pleased to have this opportunity  to
express  its  highest  admiration  for  Heather  McGhee  and to wish her
continued success in all of her future endeavors; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Heather C. McGhee upon the occasion of her designation as recipi-
ent of the Progressive Leadership Award by the  Citizen  Action  of  New
York; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Heather C. McGhee.

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