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File #: 0081X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/23/2017 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To Recognize the Work of the Columbus Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Ohio and their Dedication to the New American Community of Central Ohio
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Priscilla Tyson, Zach M. Klein

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To Recognize the Work of the Columbus Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Ohio and their Dedication to the New American Community of Central Ohio

 

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WHEREAS, the Columbus Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Ohio (CAIR-Ohio), in accordance with the values of compassion and tolerance, expended tremendous resources, time and energy in the provision of pro bono immigration legal services to individuals and families in Columbus who could not otherwise afford such services; and  

 

WHEREAS, CAIR-Ohio is dedicated to increasing public awareness and works together with other community organizations to represent the New American community in Central Ohio to enhance their economic and social integration outcomes through professional legal services that benefit individuals, reunite families and build communities here in the City of Columbus; and 

 

WHEREAS, CAIR-Ohio has worked consistently to advance the value of diversity by communicating and guiding other groups to develop support systems and create a welcoming environment for everyone; and  

 

WHEREAS, CAIR-Ohio successfully prevented the loss of income for hundreds of Commercial Driving License holders due to their continued bro bono legal representation and advocacy; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby recognize the work of the Columbus Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Ohio and their dedication to the New American Community of Central Ohio on this day, March 27th, 2017.