Resolution J66-2013

Honoring Elisabeth Ryden Benjamin upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Progressive Leadership Award

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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 Elisabeth Ryden Benjamin upon the occa-
sion 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
Elisabeth Ryden Benjamin upon the occasion of her designation as recipi-
ent  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 Elisabeth Benjamin for
her incredible leadership on health policy and health care  reform,  not
only  as  Vice President of Health Initiatives for the Community Service
Society, but also as a founder of Community Health Advocates (CHA),  and
as  a co-founder with Citizen Action of the Health Care for All New York
Campaign (HCFANY), a  statewide  coalition  of  over  120  organizations
devoted to securing affordable, quality health Care for all New Yorkers;
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 Elisabeth Benjamin 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  Elisabeth  Ryden Benjamin upon the occasion of her designation as
recipient 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 Elisabeth Ryden Benjamin.

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