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Congratulating the Women in Need Center upon the occasion of celebrating its 20th Anniversary on June 13, 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Women in Need Center upon the
occasion of celebrating its 20th Anniversary on June 13, 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 congratu-
late the Women in Need Center upon the occasion of celebrating its 20th
Anniversary; this auspicious occasion will be celebrated on Thursday,
June 13, 2013, at the Center's 20th Anniversary Gala; and
WHEREAS, Established in 1993, the Women in Need Center (formerly Rain-
bow Center, Inc. of New York) is a community-based non-profit organiza-
tion that advocates for women's rights, providing shelter and social
services for Asian women in crisis; and
WHEREAS, The Women in Need Center provides shelter, counseling, legal
and medical referral, job counseling and training, and various other
services for women and their children facing homelessness, mental
illness, substance abuse, and/or domestic violence; and
WHEREAS, The main program of the Women in Need Center features its
excellent shelter operations; the Center is the only organization that
provides shelter services to both domestic violence survivors and/or
homeless women who are provided with daily living necessities and
resources as well as professional services in a safe and protected envi-
ronment; and
WHEREAS, Under the outstanding leadership of its Executive Director,
Eun Kyung Kim, the Women in Need Center also participates in human
rights advocacy, public education campaigns, translation and interpreta-
tion, individual counseling and training, transitional support, volun-
teer management, meal provision, medical and therapeutic counseling, and
assistance in accessing public benefits; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents a unique opportunity for
this Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to the Women in Need
Center; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an organ-
ization of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to our atten-
tion, it should be recognized and applauded by all the citizens of this
great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Women in Need Center upon the occasion of celebrating
its 20th Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Women in Need Center.

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

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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