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File #: 2021-252    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/22/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDERATION OF ADOPTING RESOLUTION NO. 21-037 CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF VIOLENCE, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, HARASSMENT, AND XENOPHOBIA AGAINST PERSONS OF ASIAN DESCENT AND PERSONS OF ALL ETHNICITIES, RACES, NATIONAL ORIGINS, AND BACKGROUNDS (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21-037
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Report to Mayor and City Council

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Discussion

 

 

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CONSIDERATION OF ADOPTING RESOLUTION NO. 21-037  CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF VIOLENCE, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, HARASSMENT, AND XENOPHOBIA AGAINST PERSONS OF ASIAN DESCENT AND PERSONS OF ALL ETHNICITIES, RACES, NATIONAL ORIGINS, AND BACKGROUNDS  (CITY COUNCIL)

 

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I.                     SUMMARY

This item and Resolution is being introduced at the request of Mayor Lula Davis-Holmes for City Council consideration.

On March 16, 2021, a total of eight people were tragically killed in Atlanta, Georgia. Seven of the victims were women and six of them were of Asian descent.

 

II.                     RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

ADOPT Resolution No. 21-037, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF VIOLENCE, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, HARASSMENT AND XENOPHOBIA AGAINST PERSONS OF ASIAN DESCENT AND PERSONS OF ALL ETHNICITIES, RACES, NATIONAL ORIGINS, AND BACKGROUNDS.”

 

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III.                     ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate.

IV.                     BACKGROUND

Demonstrations have occurred across the nation, including in Carson, calling for an end to the increased attacks and harassment against Asians that have surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. This Resolution would add the City Council’s voice to condemning such unacceptable and agregious behavior.

 

V.                     FISCAL IMPACT

There is no fiscal impact associated with this item.

VI.                     EXHIBITS

1.                     Resolution No. 21-037 (pgs. 3 - 4)

 

Prepared by:  Michael George, Assistant to the City Manager