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File #: 0006X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/8/2020 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 1/13/2020 Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: To Recognize and Congratulate Jessica Vernon on being the recipient of the B. Marie Clarke Community Service Award upon the Occasion of the 33rd Annual Labor Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson

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To Recognize and Congratulate Jessica Vernon on being the recipient of the  B. Marie Clarke Community Service Award upon the Occasion of the 33rd  Annual Labor Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

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WHEREAS, Jessica is a Field Representative at the Ohio AFL-CIO and is a proud fourth-generation union member; and

 

WHEREAS, Jessica was an Organizer at AFSCME International Union, and an intern for the Ohio Alliance for Retires Americans, She holds a Bachelor of Science  Degree in Political Science and History from The Ohio State University  where she graduated magna cum laude; and

 

WHEREAS, Jessica began her work with the Ohio AFL-CIO in 2012, working with affiliate unions, central labor councils, and area labor federations to carry out  the field mobilization and member  communication program of the Ohio AFL-CIO within the Central Ohio region; and

 

WHEREAS,  Jessica also serves as the Recording Secretary for the Central Ohio Worker Center, the Columbus Area Labor Management Committee (CALMC), and is a Trustee for the Columbus Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW); and

 

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

That this Council does hereby recognize and congratulate Jessica Vernon on being the 2020 B. Marie Clarke Community Service Award recipient, on this 11th  day of January 2020.