Past Leg Successes
Leg Year - 2019-2020
Recognizes the month of March 2019 as Social Work Month. Commends the California Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers for its role in advancing professional social work and promoting the well-being of the people of California, and also encourages all Californians to take part in March “Elevate Social Work” events throughout California.
Proclaims the month of March 2019 as Women’s History Month and joins with the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls in honoring the contributions of women.
Recognizes March 2, 2019, as Read Across America Day.
Recognizes this year’s Vaisakhi celebration on Sunday, April 14, 2019, and encourages Californians to take part in this joyous day of celebration. Observes Vaisakhi as one of the most significant days for Sikh Americans and Sikh history and in observance of Vaisakhi, expresses the deepest respect for all who observe and celebrate Vaisakhi with South Asian Americans and the Indian diaspora throughout the world on this significant occasion.
Recognizes the week of March 17 through March 23, 2019, as National Surveyors Week.
Designates March 20, 2019, as California Agriculture Day and observes March 14, 2019, as National Agriculture Day. Recognizes and honors all those who work in California agriculture for their dedication and productivity.
Recognizes the month of March 2019 as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Commends the efforts of the individuals and organizations that have worked diligently to increase the awareness and acceptance of people with developmental disabilities and celebrates and supports the diversity of the human condition, particularly individuals who experience developmental disabilities.
Declares May 6, 2019, through May 10, 2019, as Cinco de Mayo Week. Urges all Californians to join in celebrating Cinco de Mayo, the historic day when the Mexican people defeated the French army at the Batalla de Puebla, and to recognize the Latino noncombatants in California who freely gave their votes and resources to defend free institutions, and the Latinos of California who fought to defend the freedom of the United States in every armed conflict from the Spanish American War to the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Recognizes April 23, 2019, as Schoolbus Driver Day, and commends schoolbus drivers for their continued and excellent services to the youth of the State of California.
Recognizes the importance of the 2020 Decennial Census and supports helping to ensure a complete, fair, and accurate count of all Californians.
Recognizes the week of April 15 to April 19, 2019, as Cambodian Genocide Memorial Week, and calls upon all Californians to observe the week by participating in appropriate activities and programs.
Recognizes April 22, 2019, as College Bound Day, in order to raise awareness of the importance of making education a priority in every household. Urges all citizens to show their support and fight against the educational crisis in the state by commemorating this day and increasing awareness, taking action, speaking up, and being proactive about the plight of education.
Proclaims May 7, 2019, as the Day of the Teacher. Urges all Californians to observe the Day of the Teacher by taking the time to remember and honor all individuals who give the gift of knowledge through teaching.
Declares June 20, 2019, as World Refugee Day. Reaffirms the bipartisan commitment of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of the millions of refugees and displaced persons. Commends those who have risked their lives working individually and for the countless nongovernmental organizations and international agencies that have provided life-saving assistance and helped protect those displaced by conflict around the world. Reiterates the strong bipartisan commitment of the United States and California to protect and assist millions of refugees and other forcibly uprooted persons worldwide.
Recognizes May 23, 2019, as the 100th anniversary of UCLA’s founding and gratefully acknowledges its many achievements and 100 years of service to the State of California.