SENATE RESOLUTION 28
(By Senators Palumbo and Stollings)
[Introduced March 2, 2017]
Designating March 2, 2017, as All Kinds Are Welcome Here Day at the Capitol.
Whereas, A coalition of over 35 organizations dedicated to protecting and promoting the civil liberties of all West Virginians has come together to declare that in West Virginia All Kinds Are Welcome Here; and
Whereas, The coalition members are working to ensure that all West Virginians regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability may live openly, safely and with dignity, free from discrimination and oppression; and
Whereas, The coalition members agree that safe communities means having access to clean drinking water, access to quality education and affordable healthcare; and
Whereas, The coalition works to promote diversity in West Virginia; and
Whereas, The national perception of the Mountain State is improved by communicating that All Kinds Are Welcome Here; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby designates March 2, 2017, as All Kinds Are Welcome Here Day at the Capitol; and, be it
Further Resolved, The Senate invites all members of the West Virginia Legislature and all citizens of West Virginia to join in recognizing the important message that All Kinds Are Welcome Here; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the appropriate representatives of All Kinds Are Welcome Here Day.