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File #: 04461    Version: 1 Name: SOOB Parental Stress Awareness Week
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/29/2006 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 9/5/2006 Final action: 9/5/2006
Enactment date: 9/6/2006 Enactment #: RES-06-00711
Title: Proclaiming September 24 - 29, 2006 as "Parental Stress Awareness Week" in the City of Madison.
Sponsors: David J. Cieslewicz, Judy K. Olson
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/5/20061 COMMON COUNCIL AdoptPass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/30/20061 Finance Dept/Approval Group Approved Fiscal Note By The Comptroller's Office  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/30/20061 Mayor's Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/29/20061 Mayor's Office Fiscal Note Required / Approval  Action details Meeting details Not available

Fiscal Note

No funds required.


Proclaiming September 24 - 29, 2006 as "Parental Stress Awareness Week" in the City of Madison.


WHEREAS,                     parental stress is a real issue with real consequences and it affects every parent in our community; and


WHEREAS,                     parental stress can be caused by a variety of factors, but commonly by poverty, isolation, trauma, domestic violence or a history of child abuse or neglect; and


WHEREAS,                     some parental stress can lead to child abuse and neglect; and


WHEREAS,                     child abuse and neglect can have serious, long-lasting, negative effects on the growth of children and the health of families, communities and society; and


WHEREAS,                     people can heal from negative experiences with appropriate support and treatment; and


WHEREAS,                     people deserve the opportunity to change failures, struggles and challenges into a growth experience; and


WHEREAS,                     people have responsibility for themselves, their families and their community; and


WHEREAS,                     many forms of parental stress can be alleviated by support,                                           information and education; and


WHEREAS,                     supporting families who are dealing with parental stress can stop the cycle of child abuse and violence.


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor of the City of Madison, Wisconsin does hereby proclaim September 24 - 29, 2006 as




in the City of Madison and calls upon the residents of Madison to take an active interest in the issue of parental stress.