Bill Text: CA ACR68 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento Day.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 58-17)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-22 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Res. Chapter 61, Statutes of 2019. [ACR68 Detail]

Download: California-2019-ACR68-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 68


Introduced by Assembly Member McCarty

April 09, 2019


Relative to Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento Day.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACR 68, as introduced, McCarty. Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento Day.
This measure would recognize May 11, 2019, as Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento Day and proclaim that schools across the Sacramento region encourage girls in grades 3 to 8, inclusive, to get involved and participate in a nearby Girls on the Run program.
Fiscal Committee: NO  

WHEREAS, Founded in 2002, Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento is a nonprofit orsity of Minnesota found that the national Girls on the Run program’s intentional life skills curriculum and highly trained coaches positively impact girls’ lives by helping them increase self-confidence, develop healthy relationships, and feel good about themselves. Simply put, Girls on the Run inspires girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind; and
WHEREAS, Through the Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento program, trained coaches lead small teams through research-based curricula, which includes dynamic discussions, activities, and running games. Over the course of the 10-week program, girls in grades 3 to 8, inclusive, develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for emotional and physical health and fitness; and
WHEREAS, Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento provides a safe and enriching after-school option for kids who might not otherwise have access to either; and
WHEREAS, The Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through service projects and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event that includes more than 1,000 participants; and
WHEREAS, For 2019, Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento has more than 600 registered participants at 45 schools across four counties in the Greater Sacramento region; and
WHEREAS, Since its inception, Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento has proudly served more than 5,000 families, and has been able to provide financial assistance to nearly one-half of its participants who otherwise would not have been able to participate; and
WHEREAS, Empowering young women to recognize their strengths and to support one another is more timely now than ever; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby recognizes May 11, 2019, as Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento Day; and be it further
Resolved, That schools across the Sacramento region encourage girls in grades 3 to 8, inclusive, to get involved and participate in a nearby Girls on the Run program; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.
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