Past Leg Successes

Leg Year - 2021-2022

Proclaims April 2021 as Donate Life/DMV Partnership Month in California, and encourages all Californians to register with the Donate Life California Organ and Tissue Donor Registry. Promotes use of the donor registry to save lives.

Proclaims April 6, 2021, as Harlem Hellfighters Day. Seeks to promote and honor the brave 369th United States Infantry Regiment made up of African American troops who fought during World War I.

Declares April 11-17, 2021, as California Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, and honors and recognizes the importance and contributions of California’s public safety communications professionals and commends them for their continued commitment and service to the residents of California. Supports development of an improved emergency telephone network.

Designates a portion of Westside Parkway between the Coffee Road offramp and the Allen Road offramp in the County of Kern as the Harvey L. Hall Memorial Highway.  Honors the life and service of the longest serving mayor in the history of the City of Bakersfield.

Proclaims April 2021 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. Details statistics and recent developments surrounding limb loss.

Acknowledges April 2021 as Child Abuse Prevention Month and encourages the people of the State of California to work together to support youth-serving child abuse prevention activities in their communities and schools during that month and throughout the year. Advocates for the prevention of child abuse.

Declares May 10-14, 2021, as Student Mental Health Week in California. Acknowledges the importance of factors affecting the mental health of California students, and advocates for addressing mental health as part of an overall education plan.

Recognizes May 2021 as Older Americans Month. Encourages all Californians to recognize and treat all older adults with compassion and respect, and to participate in services and activities that contribute to the health, welfare, and happiness of older adults. Supports the community of older Americans in California.

Declares June 6, 2021, as Secure Your Load Day in California to increase public awareness of the necessity of securing loads on vehicles using the state’s highways. Details the risks from unsecured cargo in vehicles.

Proclaims May 7, 2021, as Provider Appreciation Day in California, and urges all Californians to recognize childcare providers for their important work. Emphasizes the importance of childcare, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recognizes June 19, 2021, as Veterans of the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces Day, in memory of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for freedom and democracy and the victims of the Vietnam War, and in honor of the survivors, activists, and freedom fighters of that war. Acknowledges the brave contributions of South Vietnamese veterans during the Vietnam War.

Designates April 2021 as Autism Awareness Month and encourages residents to show support for autism awareness. Details the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the impacts associated with it.

Dedicates May 2021 as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. Raises awareness about the stigma and challenges of maternal mental health.

Proclaims May 16-22, 2021, to be Emergency Medical Services Week in California. Recognizes the incredible work of emergency medical services personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights the vital, around-the-clock work of emergency medical service teams.

Proclaims May 2021 as Sea Level Rise Awareness Month in California in order to recognize the devastating effects of climate change and encourage local governments to take action. Emphasizes the risk global warming and rising sea levels pose to California's ocean communities and economy.