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File #: R-19-119   
Type: Resolution Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 1/7/2019 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approving And Authorizing The Acceptance Of Grant Funds From The W.K. Kellogg Foundation And Providing An Appropriation To The Legal Department For Fiscal Year 2019 (Pe?a, by request)
Attachments: 1. R-119
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-19-119 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Klarissa J. Pe?a, by request


RESOLUTION
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Approving And Authorizing The Acceptance Of Grant Funds From The W.K. Kellogg Foundation And Providing An Appropriation To The Legal Department For Fiscal Year 2019 (Pe?a, by request)
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WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Office of Equity and Inclusion in the Legal Department is responsible for overseeing implementation of the Human Rights Ordinance; and
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Human Rights Ordinance derives from The Albuquerque City Charter; and
WHEREAS, the Human Rights Ordinance urges the city to use its best efforts to promote mutual trust, understanding and respect among the citizens of the Albuquerque community and between the citizens and their governmental agencies; and
WHEREAS, the Human Rights Ordinance allows for research and investigation into the existence, cause, prevention, and remedy of inter-group tensions, hostility, prejudice and discrimination within the community; and,
WHEREAS, the Human Rights Ordinance allows for programs of information and education within the community so as to advise citizens of their existing rights and opportunities; and
WHEREAS, the Human Rights Ordinance allows for close cooperation with all public and private agencies within the community whose aims or activities are consistent with the purpose stated herein; and
WHEREAS, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation sponsors the National Day of Racial Healing; and
WHEREAS, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has provided a grant to the City of Albuquerque Office of Equity and Inclusion to host an event to promote the National Day of Racial Healing; and
WHEREAS, The Office of Equity and Inclusion is committed to using the grant to carry out the purposes of the Human Rights Ordinance.
WHEREAS, the grant would be dispersed immediately.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVER...

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