Designates May 2022 as Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Awareness Month in California. Raises awareness about missing and murdered indigenous people (and women in particular) in California and the United States.
Past Legislative Successes - Resolutions
Leg Year - 2021-2022
Recognizes May 8, 2022, as the 115th annual Mother’s Day, and urges all Californians to recognize, appreciate, and be grateful for the gifts and good works of mothers on that day. Honors the contributions of mothers.
Recognizes June 19, 2022, as Juneteenth and urges the people of California to join in celebrating Juneteenth as a day to honor and reflect on the significant role that African Americans have played in the history of the United States and how they have enriched society through their steadfast commitment to promoting unity and equality. Recognizes June 19, 2022, as Juneteenth and encourages California to honor and reflect on the role African Americans have played in history and society.
Proclaims and acknowledges June 2022 as Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month and reiterates the importance of annually recognizing Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month in the state. Calls attention to the serious challenges of elder and dependent adult abuse causes.
Recognizes June 20, 2022, as American Eagle Day, and urges all Californians to observe the American values, ideals, and attributes for which it stands. Commemorates the anniversary of the bald eagle’s selection as the national emblem of the United States of America.
Proclaims December 8, 2022, as Latina Equal Pay Day in California, in recognition of the need to eliminate the gender gap in earnings by women and to promote policies to ensure equal pay for all. Supports policies to further close the gender gap.
Designates September 2022 as Opioid, Heroin, Fentanyl, and Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month and encourages residents to show support for opioid and prescription drug awareness. Highlights the growing challenge posed by drug overdoses.
Declares June 2022 as Portuguese Heritage Month. Recognizes the contributions of Portuguese Americans.
Declares the last week of September 2022, and each year thereafter, as Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Week, with the purpose of expanding the acknowledgment of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta region’s contributions to a higher quality of life for all Californians. Applauds educational efforts related to the Delta, acknowledges the Delta’s critical role for agriculture and economic stability, and reflects upon the large impact the Delta has on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta region and beyond.
Memorializes the Congress of the United States and the President of the United States to fully fund the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Encourages Congress to provide more federal funding for special education.
Urges President Biden and Congress to facilitate the resettlement of Ukrainian refugees, and calls upon Governor Newsom to aid in their resettlement within California. Expresses support for Ukrainian refugees and their resettlement in California.
Urges the President of the United States and Congress to take action to restore honor to the sailors unjustly blamed for and convicted of mutiny following the disaster at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Concord, California during World War II. Urges the President and Congress to rectify any mistreatment by the military of those sailors, including the full exoneration of those who were convicted at court-martial. Urges the President and Congress to restore honor to the sailors unjustly accused and convicted of mutiny during World War II, following an accidental explosion on U.S. shores that resulted in 320 causalities, known as “Port Chicago 50.”