June 22-26, 2001

 
 
ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS: JOBS, EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE

NATIONAL KIDSDAY

WHEREAS, National KidsDay is celebrated on the first Sunday of every August and will be celebrated on August 5, 2001 to let all children know the value the community sees in them, and

WHEREAS, National KidsDay is sponsored by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, 4-H, KidsPeace, and the YMCA, and

WHEREAS, these organizations serve more than 20 million children across the country, and

WHEREAS, there are millions more children who need attention from and interaction with caring adults, and

WHEREAS, National KidsDay encourages us all to spend meaningful time with children and to mentor them, and

WHEREAS, thousands of events will take place in communities nationwide on National KidsDay to celebrate children, and

WHEREAS, the United States, unlike many countries, does not have an official day to recognize the importance of our children,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that The United States Conference Of Mayors endorses and supports National Kidsday and encourages all Americans to participate in National Kidsday events.