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

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

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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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