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Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 2013 as Parent Leadership Month in the State of New York

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J543


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to
proclaim February 2013 as Parent Leadership Month in the State of New
York

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize official
months that are set aside to increase awareness of concerns that affect
the lives of citizens of the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to memorial-
ize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 2013 as Parent Leader-
ship Month in the State of New York, in conjunction with National Parent
Leadership Month; and
WHEREAS, Meaningful Parent Leadership occurs when parents gain the
knowledge and skills necessary to function in leadership roles and pres-
ent a "parent voice" to help shape the direction of their families,
programs and communities; and
WHEREAS, Parent Leadership is an essential and effective means of
strengthening families and preventing child abuse and neglect; and
WHEREAS, Partnering with parents and that Parent Leadership is a
necessary component in any effective family strengthening and family
support program; and
WHEREAS, Parent Leadership Month recognizes the extraordinary courage
and tenacity of parents who have reached out to make improvements in
their families and communities; and
WHEREAS, Parent Leadership Month also recognizes peer parent support
is a critical way to engage and encourage families involved with the
child; and
WHEREAS, Parent Leadership Month commends, honors and celebrates
parents for their vital leadership roles in their homes and communities,
and in local, state and national levels; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 2013 as Parent
Leadership Month in the State of New York; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New
York.

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  • 15 / Feb / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 28 / Feb / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 28 / Feb / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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