Bill Text: NY J02163 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Commending Ramona Ramos upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition by In Our Own Voices, Inc. on July 21, 2019

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-08-14 - REFERRED TO FINANCE [J02163 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-J02163-Introduced.html

Senate Resolution No. 2163

BY: Senator BRESLIN

        COMMENDING  Ramona  Ramos upon the occasion of her
        designation for special recognition by  In  Our  Own
        Voices, Inc. on July 21, 2019

  WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body  recognizes the profound impact of
those exemplary individuals within the  great  State  of  New  York  who
proactively  work  for  the enfranchisement of minority communities, and
the importance of such work for the benefit  of  all  citizens  of  this
State, and indeed, all citizens of the Nation; and

  WHEREAS,  Attendant  to  such  concern,  and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this  Legislative  Body  is  justly  proud  to
commend  Ramona  Ramos  upon the occasion of her designation for special
recognition by In Our Own Voices, Inc., to be celebrated at its Jazz  in
July  Event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising
on Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady,  New
York; and

  WHEREAS,  In  Our Own Voices is an autonomous organization dedicated
to  addressing  the  many  needs  and  ensuring  the  physical,  mental,
spiritual,  political, cultural, and economic survival and growth of the
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual  and  Transgender  People  of  Color  (LGBT  POC)
community in the Capital Region of Upstate New York; and

  WHEREAS,  In  Our Own Voices is proudly recognizing Ramona Ramos for
her tireless efforts  in  creating  positive  change  in  Lesbian,  Gay,
Bisexual and Transgender People of Color communities; and

  WHEREAS,  For  over  22  years,  Ramona  Ramos has been actively and
passionately involved in the human  services  field;  after  serving  in
various  capacities  for  Equinox  Domestic  Violence  Services, she has
worked for the Albany Police Department Domestic Violence Unit for  more
than 12 years; and

  WHEREAS,   In   this  capacity,  Ramona  Ramos  has  diligently  and
compassionately worked to  assist  her  clients  by  providing  support,
pertinent information, and translating services; and

  WHEREAS,  Our society is greatly benefited by the purposeful efforts
of individuals who unite for the cause of improving the quality of  life
for others, and who proactively work toward the goal of dignity for all;
now, therefore, be it

  RESOLVED,  That  this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Ramona Ramos upon the occasion of her  designation  for  special
recognition  by  In  Our  Own  Voices,  Inc. on July 21, 2019; and be it
further

  RESOLVED, That a copy of this  Resolution,  suitably  engrossed,  be
transmitted to Ramona Ramos.
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