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File #: 42863    Version: 1 Name: Recognizing June 26, 2016 as "The Capital City Hues Day".
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/23/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 6/21/2016 Final action: 6/21/2016
Enactment date: 6/23/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00440
Title: Recognizing June 26, 2016 as "The Capital City Hues Day."
Sponsors: Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Shiva Bidar, Sheri Carter, Maurice S. Cheeks, Samba Baldeh, Paul R. Soglin, David Ahrens, Mark Clear, Denise DeMarb, Sara Eskrich, Tim Gruber, Amanda Hall, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
6/21/20161 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Unanimously Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.24, & 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/23/20161 Council 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

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Recognizing June 26, 2016 as "The Capital City Hues Day."

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WHEREAS, the City of Madison recognizes its diversity as one of its greatest strengths and appreciates the culture and contributions of our various communities of color, all of whom add to the greatness of our City; and,

WHEREAS,
The Capital City Hues was founded in 2006 as a multicultural newspaper owned, written and read by people of color and people in the Madison area interested in race relations and multiculturalism; and,

WHEREAS,
The Capital City Hues celebrates Madison’s diversity and gives a positive voice to people who may not be adequately represented in the mainstream media; and,

WHEREAS,
The Capital City Hues is dedicated to helping the Madison area evolve into a more cosmopolitan community where all people are free socially, politically and culturally to pursue life, liberty and happiness; and,

WHEREAS,
The Capital City Hues is celebrating its tenth year anniversary with “The Hues 10th Anniversary Celebration: Celebrating the Madison Area’s Communities of Culture” on the grounds of the Madison Labor Temple on Sunday, June 26, 2016,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council hereby recognize June 26, 2016 as “
The Capital City Hues Day”,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council congratulate the communities of color represented in
The Capital City Hues and their significant contributions to the City of Madison and its high quality of life.