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Commending Stop Tripping of Queens, New York, upon the occasion of its Awards Banquet on July 20, 2013

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J2171


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Stop Tripping of Queens, New York,
upon the occasion of its Awards Banquet on July 20, 2013

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 that are devoted 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 commend
Stop Tripping of Queens, New York, upon the occasion of its Awards
Banquet; this auspicious event will be celebrated on Saturday, July 20,
2013, at Thomasina Catering Hall, 20535 Linden Boulevard, Jamaica, New
York; and
WHEREAS, Stop Tripping is a non-profit organization in Southeast
Queens founded by Visionary Ericka Riggins-Brown; and
WHEREAS, The mission of Stop Tripping is to: empower young people with
spiritual, physical and emotional guidance; foster stronger bonds and
create a safe haven for troubled teens, displaced youth and misguided
young adults; and
WHEREAS, Young people in this day and time are faced with many obsta-
cles: peer pressure; molestation; rape; mental, physical and emotional
abuse; abandonment; and drug and substance abuse; Stop Tripping strives
to prepare young people for adulthood with a positive world view; and
WHEREAS, At its Awards Banquet on July 20, 2013, Stop Tripping will be
honoring eight young people who have faced enormous challenges and come
out victorious; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents a unique opportunity for
this Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to Stop Tripping of
Queens, New York; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to call attention to
organizations such as Stop Tripping of Queens, New York, which serve to
bring people together for the united purpose of actively pursuing
improvements in their communities; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Stop Tripping of Queens, New York, upon the occasion of its
Awards Banquet; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Stop Tripping of Queens, New York.

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  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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