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File #: 170700    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/22/2017 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/22/2017
Title: Recognizing June as Immigrant Heritage Month in the City of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Blackwell, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember O'Neill
Attachments: 1. Signature17070000.pdf

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Recognizing June as Immigrant Heritage Month in the City of Philadelphia.

 

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WHEREAS, Generations of immigrants from every corner of the globe have built our country’s economy and created the unique character of our nation; and

 

WHEREAS, Immigrants continue to grow businesses, innovate, strengthen our economy, and create American jobs in Philadelphia; and

 

WHEREAS, Immigrants have provided the United States with unique social and cultural influence, fundamentally enriching the extraordinary character of our nation; and

 

WHEREAS, Immigrants have been tireless leaders not only in securing their own rights and access to equal opportunity, but have also campaigned to create a fairer and more just society for all Americans; and

 

WHEREAS, Despite these countless contributions, the role of immigrants in building and enriching our nation has frequently been overlooked and undervalued throughout our history and continuing to the present day; and

 

RESOLVED, THAT THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, Hereby recognizes June as Immigrant Heritage Month in the City of Philadelphia.

 

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