J4977

Honoring Guidance Counselor Emelda Price upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by He...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Guidance Counselor Emelda Price upon the
occasion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership
Award by Healthfirst on May 6, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge those
outstanding educational leaders and professionals whose dedication and
achievements have been instrumental in developing character and academic
excellence in the young people of New York State; and
WHEREAS, New York State's commitment to education is unparalleled; its
history and stature are secured by the superlative caliber of its educa-
tional professionals and the students they inspire; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in keeping with its time-ho-
nored traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor
Guidance Counselor Emelda Price upon the occasion of her designation as
recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst at its 5th
Annual Educational Leadership Breakfast on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Grand
Prospect Hall, Brooklyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, Emelda Price has been selected for this esteemed honor in
recognition of the leadership, excellence and commitment shown in
strengthening the educational pursuits of young people in New York; and
WHEREAS, Initially designed to recognize the outstanding commitment
and dedication of Parent Coordinators, Healthfirst now commends princi-
pals, parent teacher association staff and other educational profes-
sionals whose obligation to children provides parents and families with
a powerful voice on behalf of every child; and
WHEREAS, The Educational Leadership Awards Breakfast provides an
opportunity to recognize Emelda Price, and the significant contributions
to the quality of life and the progression of our educational system,
and for all people to gain a greater appreciation of the role educa-
tional professionals will continue to play in our society; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of those individuals such as Emelda Price who foster pride in
education and exemplify family engagement which represents and strength-
ens the fabric of the people and the State of New York; now, therefore,
be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Guidance Counselor Emelda Price upon the occasion of her desig-
nation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst
on May 6, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Guidance Counselor Emelda Price.

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    • ADOPTED

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J4976

Honoring Teacher Loretta McFadden upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfir...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Teacher Loretta McFadden upon the occa-
sion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award
by Healthfirst on May 6, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge those
outstanding educational leaders and professionals whose dedication and
achievements have been instrumental in developing character and academic
excellence in the young people of New York State; and
WHEREAS, New York State's commitment to education is unparalleled; its
history and stature are secured by the superlative caliber of its educa-
tional professionals and the students they inspire; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in keeping with its time-ho-
nored traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor
Teacher Loretta McFadden upon the occasion of her designation as recipi-
ent of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst at its 5th Annual
Educational Leadership Breakfast on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Grand Pros-
pect Hall, Brooklyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, Loretta McFadden has been selected for this esteemed honor in
recognition of the leadership, excellence and commitment shown in
strengthening the educational pursuits of young people in New York; and
WHEREAS, Initially designed to recognize the outstanding commitment
and dedication of Parent Coordinators, Healthfirst now commends princi-
pals, parent teacher association staff and other educational profes-
sionals whose obligation to children provides parents and families with
a powerful voice on behalf of every child; and
WHEREAS, The Educational Leadership Awards Breakfast provides an
opportunity to recognize Loretta McFadden, and the significant contrib-
utions to the quality of life and the progression of our educational
system, and for all people to gain a greater appreciation of the role
educational professionals will continue to play in our society; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of those individuals such as Loretta McFadden who foster pride
in education and exemplify family engagement which represents and
strengthens the fabric of the people and the State of New York; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Teacher Loretta McFadden upon the occasion of her designation as
recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst on May 6,
2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Teacher Loretta McFadden.

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    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J4975

Honoring Lurline Heyward upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst on May...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Lurline Heyward upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Health-
first on May 6, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge those
outstanding educational leaders and professionals whose dedication and
achievements have been instrumental in developing character and academic
excellence in the young people of New York State; and
WHEREAS, New York State's commitment to education is unparalleled; its
history and stature are secured by the superlative caliber of its educa-
tional professionals and the students they inspire; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in keeping with its time-ho-
nored traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor
Lurline Heyward upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the
Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst at its 5th Annual Educa-
tional Leadership Breakfast on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Grand Prospect
Hall, Brooklyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, Lurline Heyward has been selected for this esteemed honor in
recognition of the leadership, excellence and commitment shown in
strengthening the educational pursuits of young people in New York; and
WHEREAS, Initially designed to recognize the outstanding commitment
and dedication of Parent Coordinators, Healthfirst now commends princi-
pals, parent teacher association staff and other educational profes-
sionals whose obligation to children provides parents and families with
a powerful voice on behalf of every child; and
WHEREAS, The Educational Leadership Awards Breakfast provides an
opportunity to recognize Lurline Heyward, and the significant contrib-
utions to the quality of life and the progression of our educational
system, and for all people to gain a greater appreciation of the role
educational professionals will continue to play in our society; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of those individuals such as Lurline Heyward who foster pride in
education and exemplify family engagement which represents and strength-
ens the fabric of the people and the State of New York; now, therefore,
be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Lurline Heyward upon the occasion of her designation as recipient
of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst on May 6, 2016; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Lurline Heyward.

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  • 04 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J4974

Honoring Linda Johnson upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst on May 6...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Linda Johnson upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Health-
first on May 6, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge those
outstanding educational leaders and professionals whose dedication and
achievements have been instrumental in developing character and academic
excellence in the young people of New York State; and
WHEREAS, New York State's commitment to education is unparalleled; its
history and stature are secured by the superlative caliber of its educa-
tional professionals and the students they inspire; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in keeping with its time-ho-
nored traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor
Linda Johnson upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the
Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst at its 5th Annual Educa-
tional Leadership Breakfast on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Grand Prospect
Hall, Brooklyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, Linda Johnson has been selected for this esteemed honor in
recognition of the leadership, excellence and commitment shown in
strengthening the educational pursuits of young people in New York; and
WHEREAS, Initially designed to recognize the outstanding commitment
and dedication of Parent Coordinators, Healthfirst now commends princi-
pals, parent teacher association staff and other educational profes-
sionals whose obligation to children provides parents and families with
a powerful voice on behalf of every child; and
WHEREAS, The Educational Leadership Awards Breakfast provides an
opportunity to recognize Linda Johnson, and the significant contrib-
utions to the quality of life and the progression of our educational
system, and for all people to gain a greater appreciation of the role
educational professionals will continue to play in our society; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of those individuals such as Linda Johnson who foster pride in
education and exemplify family engagement which represents and strength-
ens the fabric of the people and the State of New York; now, therefore,
be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Linda Johnson upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst on May 6, 2016; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Linda Johnson.

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    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 04 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J4973

Honoring Parent Coordinator Shaundell Lawson upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award b...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Parent Coordinator Shaundell Lawson upon
the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leader-
ship Award by Healthfirst on May 6, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge those
outstanding educational leaders and professionals whose dedication and
achievements have been instrumental in developing character and academic
excellence in the young people of New York State; and
WHEREAS, New York State's commitment to education is unparalleled; its
history and stature are secured by the superlative caliber of its educa-
tional professionals and the students they inspire; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in keeping with its time-ho-
nored traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor
Parent Coordinator Shaundell Lawson upon the occasion of her designation
as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst at its
5th Annual Educational Leadership Breakfast on Friday, May 6, 2016, at
Grand Prospect Hall, Brooklyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, Shaundell Lawson has been selected for this esteemed honor in
recognition of the leadership, excellence and commitment shown in
strengthening the educational pursuits of young people in New York; and
WHEREAS, Initially designed to recognize the outstanding commitment
and dedication of Parent Coordinators, Healthfirst now commends princi-
pals, parent teacher association staff and other educational profes-
sionals whose obligation to children provides parents and families with
a powerful voice on behalf of every child; and
WHEREAS, The Educational Leadership Awards Breakfast provides an
opportunity to recognize Shaundell Lawson, and the significant contrib-
utions to the quality of life and the progression of our educational
system, and for all people to gain a greater appreciation of the role
educational professionals will continue to play in our society; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of those individuals such as Shaundell Lawson who foster pride
in education and exemplify family engagement which represents and
strengthens the fabric of the people and the State of New York; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Parent Coordinator Shaundell Lawson upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Health-
first on May 6, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Parent Coordinator Shaundell Lawson.

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    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 04 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J4972

Honoring Teacher Nerlande Valmond-Bertrand upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by ...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Teacher Nerlande Valmond-Bertrand upon
the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Educational Leader-
ship Award by Healthfirst on May 6, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge those
outstanding educational leaders and professionals whose dedication and
achievements have been instrumental in developing character and academic
excellence in the young people of New York State; and
WHEREAS, New York State's commitment to education is unparalleled; its
history and stature are secured by the superlative caliber of its educa-
tional professionals and the students they inspire; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in keeping with its time-ho-
nored traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor
Teacher Nerlande Valmond-Bertrand upon the occasion of her designation
as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst at its
5th Annual Educational Leadership Breakfast on Friday, May 6, 2016, at
Grand Prospect Hall, Brooklyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, Nerlande Valmond-Bertrand has been selected for this esteemed
honor in recognition of the leadership, excellence and commitment shown
in strengthening the educational pursuits of young people in New York;
and
WHEREAS, Initially designed to recognize the outstanding commitment
and dedication of Parent Coordinators, Healthfirst now commends princi-
pals, parent teacher association staff and other educational profes-
sionals whose obligation to children provides parents and families with
a powerful voice on behalf of every child; and
WHEREAS, The Educational Leadership Awards Breakfast provides an
opportunity to recognize Nerlande Valmond-Bertrand, and the significant
contributions to the quality of life and the progression of our educa-
tional system, and for all people to gain a greater appreciation of the
role educational professionals will continue to play in our society; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of those individuals such as Nerlande Valmond-Bertrand who
foster pride in education and exemplify family engagement which repres-
ents and strengthens the fabric of the people and the State of New York;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Teacher Nerlande Valmond-Bertrand upon the occasion of her desig-
nation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst
on May 6, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Teacher Nerlande Valmond-Bertrand.

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  • 04 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J4971

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 25, 2016, as United Negro College Fund Day in the State of New York

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to
proclaim April 25, 2016, as United Negro College Fund Day in the State
of New York

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to call attention to
individuals and organizations that devote their time and energies to the
cultural enrichment of the Empire State; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to commemorate
those events of historical significance which add strength, vigor and
inspiration to the cultural diversity and quality of life in the commu-
nities 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 April 25, 2016, as United Negro
College Fund Day in the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, The United Negro College Fund's motto, "A mind is a terrible
thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in" is universally
recognized; for 72 years, this vital organization has enabled more than
60,000 students each year to attend college and obtain the education
they need and that the Nation needs them to have; and
WHEREAS, Under the luminous leadership of President, Michael L. Lomax,
Ph.D., the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is the largest private
provider of scholarships to minority students, annually awarding more
than 10,000 scholarships, and administering more than 400 scholarships,
internships, and fellowship programs; in 2016, the Fund's 72nd Annual
Campaign hopes to raise more than $100 million to assist even more
worthy students; and
WHEREAS, In 1943, Dr. Frederick D. Patterson of the Tuskegee Institute
convened the first meeting to consider the feasibility of a united
appeal on behalf of historically black private colleges and universi-
ties; on May 13, 1944, the organizational meeting of the United Negro
College Fund was held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City; the
initial combined campaign of UNCF raised $760,000; and
WHEREAS, There were 27 original member institutions of the United
Negro College Fund including Atlanta University, Bethune-Cookman
College, Clark College, Dillard University, Fisk University, Gammon
Theological Seminary, Morehouse College, and Spelman College, as well as
the Tuskegee Institute; and
WHEREAS, The formation of UNCF was led by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and
by Walter Hoving, President of Lord & Taylor, who was UNCF's first
national Campaign Director; and
WHEREAS, After John D. Rockefeller, Jr. donated 1,100 shares of Stand-
ard Oil stock, UNCF purchased its first headquarters located at 22 E.
54th Street, New York, New York, on December 28, 1948; and
WHEREAS, From 1944-1994, UNCF was headquartered in the State of New
York; since 2000, UNCF has awarded more than $56 million in scholarships
to more than 1,000 students from New York, and has presented more than
$83 million in scholarships to students attending colleges in New York;
and
WHEREAS, Since its inception in 1944, UNCF has raised more than $4.5
billion to help more than 430,000 students across the Nation go to and
through college; currently, UNCF continues to provide students quality
academic instruction in positive learning environments at 37-member
historically black colleges and universities, which have long served as
pillars of their communities, offering immense value to both students
and communities; and

WHEREAS, Today, UNCF continues to advocate on behalf of the Nation's
historically black colleges and universities, which represent three
percent of the country's two- and four-year colleges, enrolls 10 percent
of African American undergraduates, produces 19 percent of all African
American college graduates, and generates 27 percent of all degrees held
by African Americans in science, technology, engineering and mathemat-
ics; and
WHEREAS, In addition, UNCF encourages high-quality K-12 education,
promotes college readiness for African American students, and assists
the mission of the Federal Government to endorse equal opportunity in
higher education; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when organiza-
tions of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 25, 2016, as
United Negro College Fund Day in the State of New York; now, therefore,
be it
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor, State of New York;
Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D., President, United Negro College Fund; and to
the Presidents of the 37 member institutions of the United Negro College
Fund.

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    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J4970

Commemorating the 72nd Anniversary of the United Negro College Fund on April 25, 2016

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 72nd Anniversary of the United
Negro College Fund on April 25, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the custom 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 commem-
orate the 72nd Anniversary of the United Negro College Fund on Monday,
April 25, 2016; and
WHEREAS, The United Negro College Fund's motto, "A mind is a terrible
thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in" is universally
recognized; for 72 years, this vital organization has enabled more than
60,000 students each year to attend college and obtain the education
they need and that the Nation needs them to have; and
WHEREAS, Under the luminous leadership of President Michael L. Lomax,
Ph.D., The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is the largest private
provider of scholarships to minority students, annually awarding more
than 10,000 scholarships, and administering more than 400 scholarships,
internships, and fellowship programs; in 2016, the Fund's 72nd Annual
Campaign hopes to raise more than $100 million to assist even more
worthy students; and
WHEREAS, In 1943, Dr. Frederick D. Patterson of the Tuskegee Institute
convened the first meeting to consider the feasibility of a united
appeal on behalf of historically black private colleges and universi-
ties; on May 13, 1944, the organizational meeting of the United Negro
College Fund was held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City; the
initial combined campaign of UNCF raised $760,000; and
WHEREAS, There were 27 original member institutions of the United
Negro College Fund including Atlanta University, Bethune-Cookman
College, Clark College, Dillard University, Fisk University, Gammon
Theological Seminary, Morehouse College, and Spelman College, as well as
the Tuskegee Institute; and
WHEREAS, The formation of UNCF was led by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and
by Walter Hoving, President of Lord & Taylor, who was UNCF's first
national Campaign Director; and
WHEREAS, After John D. Rockefeller, Jr. donated 1,100 shares of Stand-
ard Oil stock, UNCF purchased its first headquarters located at 22 E.
54th Street, New York, New York, on December 28, 1948; and
WHEREAS, From 1944-1994, UNCF was headquartered in the State of New
York; since 2000, UNCF has awarded more than $56 million in scholarships
to more than 1,000 students from New York, and has presented more than
$83 million in scholarships to students attending colleges in New York;
and
WHEREAS, Since its inception in 1944, UNCF has raised more than $4.5
billion to help more than 430,000 students across the Nation go to and
through college; currently, UNCF continues to provide students quality
academic instruction in positive learning environments at 37 histor-
ically black colleges and universities, which have long served as
pillars of their communities, offering immense value to both students
and communities; and
WHEREAS, Today, UNCF continues to advocate on behalf of the Nation's
historically black colleges and universities, which represent three
percent of the country's two- and four-year colleges, enrolls 10 percent
of African American undergraduates, produces 19 percent of all African

American college graduates, and generates 27 percent of all degrees held
by African Americans in science, technology, engineering and mathemat-
ics; and
WHEREAS, In addition, UNCF encourages high-quality K-12 education,
promotes college readiness for African American students, and assists
the mission of the Federal Government to endorse equal opportunity in
higher education; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when organiza-
tions of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 25, 2016, as
United Negro College Day in the State of New York; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D., President, United Negro College
Fund; and to the Presidents of the 37 member institutions of the United
Negro College Fund.

actions

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  • 04 / May / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 04 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J4969

Honoring The Sankofa Global Project upon the occasion of its designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthf...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring The Sankofa Global Project upon the
occasion of its designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership
Award by Healthfirst on May 6, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge those
outstanding educational leaders and professionals whose dedication and
achievements have been instrumental in developing character and academic
excellence in the young people of New York State; and
WHEREAS, New York State's commitment to education is unparalleled; its
history and stature are secured by the superlative caliber of its educa-
tional professionals and the students they inspire; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in keeping with its time-ho-
nored traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor The
Sankofa Global Project upon the occasion of its designation as recipient
of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst at its 5th Annual
Educational Leadership Breakfast on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Grand Pros-
pect Hall, Brooklyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, The Sankofa Global Project has been selected for this
esteemed honor in recognition of the leadership, excellence and commit-
ment shown in strengthening the educational pursuits of young people in
New York; and
WHEREAS, Initially designed to recognize the outstanding commitment
and dedication of Parent Coordinators, Healthfirst now commends princi-
pals, parent teacher association staff and other educational profes-
sionals whose obligation to children provides parents and families with
a powerful voice on behalf of every child; and
WHEREAS, The Educational Leadership Awards Breakfast provides an
opportunity to recognize The Sankofa Global Project, and the significant
contributions to the quality of life and the progression of our educa-
tional system, and for all people to gain a greater appreciation of the
role educational professionals will continue to play in our society; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of those organizations such as The Sankofa Global Project which
foster pride in education and exemplify family engagement which repres-
ents and strengthens the fabric of the people and the State of New York;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor The Sankofa Global Project upon the occasion of its designation as
recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst on May 6,
2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to The Sankofa Global Project.

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    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 04 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J4968

Honoring Queen Geniuses upon the occasion of its designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst on May ...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Queen Geniuses upon the occasion of its
designation as recipient of the Educational Leadership Award by Health-
first on May 6, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge those
outstanding educational leaders and professionals whose dedication and
achievements have been instrumental in developing character and academic
excellence in the young people of New York State; and
WHEREAS, New York State's commitment to education is unparalleled; its
history and stature are secured by the superlative caliber of its educa-
tional professionals and the students they inspire; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in keeping with its time-ho-
nored traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor
Queen Geniuses upon the occasion of its designation as recipient of the
Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst at its 5th Annual Educa-
tional Leadership Breakfast on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Grand Prospect
Hall, Brooklyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, Queen Geniuses has been selected for this esteemed honor in
recognition of the leadership, excellence and commitment shown in
strengthening the educational pursuits of young people in New York; and
WHEREAS, Initially designed to recognize the outstanding commitment
and dedication of Parent Coordinators, Healthfirst now commends princi-
pals, parent teacher association staff and other educational profes-
sionals whose obligation to children provides parents and families with
a powerful voice on behalf of every child; and
WHEREAS, The Educational Leadership Awards Breakfast provides an
opportunity to recognize Queen Geniuses, and the significant contrib-
utions to the quality of life and the progression of our educational
system, and for all people to gain a greater appreciation of the role
educational professionals will continue to play in our society; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of those organizations such as Queen Geniuses which foster pride
in education and exemplify family engagement which represents and
strengthens the fabric of the people and the State of New York; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Queen Geniuses upon the occasion of its designation as recipient
of the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst on May 6, 2016; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Queen Geniuses.

actions

  • 20 / Apr / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 04 / May / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 04 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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