Recognizes “Women Warriors” by proclaiming the week of March 18, 2019, to March 22, 2019, as Women’s Military History Week in California. Encourages Californians to recognize the hard fought contributions of women and those who identify as women to our military and our freedom, the courageous sacrifices that women and those who identify as women have made while serving our country with “sheroism,” and the historic lifting of the ban on women in combat on January 24, 2013.
Proclaims that Friday, May 10, 2019, will be celebrated as the First Transcontinental Railroad’s Sesquicentennial Day, and as California Railroad Day.
Declares the month of April 2019 as the Month of the Military Child. Urges all Californians, local and state leaders, private organizations, and businesses to observe the month by showing appreciation to the children and youth of military and veteran families, including children of the fallen, for standing by their parents and loved ones who are serving or have served as members of the Armed Forces of the United States.
Proclaims March 17, 2019, to March 24, 2019, as California Down Syndrome Awareness Week and March 21, 2019, as California Down Syndrome Day. Encourages all Californians to support and participate in related activities.
Proclaims April 29, 2019, as California Holocaust Memorial Day and urges all Californians to observe this day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust in an appropriate manner.
Designates April 2019 as California Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month.
Proclaims the month of April 2019 and April of each year thereafter as Limb Loss Awareness Month in California in order to increase awareness and understanding about those affected by limb loss and limb difference.
Commemorates the American Legion for 100 years of service to the United States.
Proclaims April 8, 2019, as Special Olympics Day in California.
Supports and promotes the expansion of sensory-friendly movie screenings and similar programs for people with autism. Encourages families to attend a sensory-friendly movie screening during April 2019, which is National Autism Awareness Month.
Proclaims September 29, 2019, as Gold Star Mothers’ and Families’ Day in California.
Declares June 5, 2019, as California Nonprofits Day in recognition of the importance of nonprofit organizations to the economy and well-being of this state.
Declares April 2019 as Child Abuse Prevention Month and encourages Californians to work together to support youth-serving child abuse prevention activities in their communities and schools.
Designates the month of April 2019 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and recognizes April 24, 2019, as Denim Day in California. Encourages everyone to wear jeans on that day to help communicate the message that there is no excuse for, and never an invitation to commit, rape.
Recognizes May 11, 2019, as Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento Day. States that schools across the Sacramento region encourage girls in grades 3 to 8, inclusive, to get involved and participate in a nearby Girls on the Run program.