2003 Adopted Resolutions
71st Annual Meeting
Denver

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HUNGER AND THE ARTS

WHEREAS, President George W. Bush has called for hunger and homelessness to end within the next 10 years; and

WHEREAS, the U.S. Conference of Mayor's study of Hunger and Homelessness reports a nine percent increase in hunger in the United States since 1999; and

WHEREAS, there are a number of initiatives, both public and private that promotes feeding all those who hunger using safely recovered edible food leftover after rock concerts, film productions, and other artistic events,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the U.S. Conference of Mayors affirms its dedication and support towards abolishing hunger and homelessness throughout the U.S.; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT mayors should work with public and private organizations, like Rock and Wrap It that recover edible food leftover after rock concerts, film productions, and other artistic events.