Past Leg Successes

Leg Year - 2021-2022

Designates May 4, 2021, as Senior Malnutrition Awareness Day in order to encourage Californians and health care workers to recognize malnutrition in vulnerable seniors and raise awareness of this critical issue. Raises awareness about seniors facing malnutrition.

Declares June 23, 2021, as California Nonprofits Day in recognition of the importance of nonprofit organizations to the economy and well-being of the state. Highlights the diverse range of work of nonprofit organizations and their valuable contributions to California's economy.

Proclaims May 9-15, 2021, as Food Allergy Awareness Week. Encourages the residents of this state to increase their understanding and awareness of food allergies and anaphylaxis by visiting www.foodallergyweek.org. Provides information about food allergies and their impacts.

Recognizes June 19, 2021, as Juneteenth. Urges the people of California to join in celebrating Juneteenth as a day to honor and reflect on the significant role that African Americans have played in the history of the United States and how they have enriched society through their steadfast commitment to promoting unity and equality. Reflects on the historical significance of Juneteenth and encourages Californians to do so as well.

Declares May 2021 as Foster Care Month. Details the need for and importance of foster care.

Recognizes June 21, 2021, as the 2021 International Day of Yoga in California and an opportunity to better understand the benefits of yoga as a path to uplift the human experience. Celebrates the history and importance of yoga.

Proclaims June 5-13, 2021, as California Fishing and Boating Week. Celebrates the fishing and boating industries.

Declares June 4, 2021, to be National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Renews the Legislature's commitment to reduce gun violence and pledges to do all that can be done to keep firearms out of the wrong hands and to encourage responsible gun ownership to help keep our children safe. Encourages all citizens to support their communities’ efforts to prevent the tragic effects of gun violence and to honor and value human lives. Contains statistics about the prevalence of gun-related violence in California and calls for continued efforts to combat it.

Proclaims June 8, 2021, as USS Liberty Remembrance Day. Honors those who served, and were lost, when the Israeli Air Force and Navy attacked the neutral USS Liberty during the Six-Day War in 1967.

Designates June 2021 as Healthy Homes Awareness Month in order to increase awareness and understanding of healthy housing, and to educate home owners, landlords, and renters of programs and resources available to mitigate unhealthy housing conditions and prevent those conditions from arising in the future. Highlights the health and safety challenges, and related racial disparities, facing many Californians.

Designates October 23, 2022, as Aromatic L-amino Acid Decarboxylase (AADC) Deficiency Awareness Day and encourages Californians to become better informed about, and aware of, AADC deficiency. Raises awareness about a rare disease.
 

Recognizes the importance of California Native American Day, celebrated this year on September 24, 2021, and the annual California Indian Cultural Awareness Conference, to the enhancement of awareness of California Indian culture. Calls for recognition of the diverse and storied history of Native Americans in California.

Recognizes August 15, 2021, as India’s Independence Day, and urges all Californians to join in celebrating India’s independence. Honors the Indian people and their ties to California.

Recognizes September 2021 as PACE Month in California. Celebrates the benefits of the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

Proclaims August 2021 to be Child Support Awareness Month, and encourages all Californians to participate in the support and well-being of children. Discusses the importance of child support.