Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2020 #5
ORDER ADOPTED
Jan 13, 2020 5:30 PM

That the City Council encourage the citizens of Cambridge to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by performing acts of kindness through service to others and participating in Many Helping Hands – Cambridge MLK Day of Service.

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Department:City Clerk's Office, AMSponsors:Vice Mayor Alanna Mallon, Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui
Category:Policy Order

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WHEREAS:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., changed our Nation forever through his leadership, service, and clarity of vision; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

In the brief time Dr. King walked upon this earth, he devoted his life to strengthening the content of the American character and called on our Nation to live up to its founding principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all its citizens; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

Through his determination, spirit, and resolve, Dr. King helped lift souls and lead one of the greatest movements for equality and freedom in history; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

The City of Cambridge wishes to honor the lasting legacy of this great American, remember the ideals for which he fought, and recommit ourselves to ensuring that our country’s promise extends to all Americans across the great land; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

As we observe Dr. King’s birthday, the City of Cambridge encourages all citizens of the City of Cambridge to celebrate his memory by performing acts of kindness through service to others; now therefore be it

 

 

RESOLVED:

That citizens of the City of Cambridge be encouraged to honor Dr. King by celebrating his memory by performing acts of kindness through service to others and participating in Many Helping Hands – Cambridge MLK Day of Service.

 

 

Meeting History

Jan 13, 2020 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED