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File #: RES 21-836    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/2/2021
Title: Proclaiming Saturday, June 5, 2021 through Saturday, June 12, 2021, to be NeighborWorks Week in the City of Saint Paul.
Sponsors: Dai Thao, Rebecca Noecker, Nelsie Yang, Chris Tolbert, Amy Brendmoen, Jane L. Prince
Attachments: 1. RES 21-836

Title

Proclaiming Saturday, June 5, 2021 through Saturday, June 12, 2021, to be NeighborWorks Week in the City of Saint Paul.

 

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WHEREAS, Access to safe, stable, and affordable housing is a basic human need; and

 

WHEREAS, Homeownership is a primary means of building financial stability, household wealth, health, and educational attainment; and

 

WHEREAS, NeighborWorks Home Partners was established as a charter member of NeighborWorks America by a group of engaged residents of the West Side neighborhood of Saint Paul who wanted to create a local organization to support sustainable and equitable homeownership; and

 

WHEREAS, NeighborWorks Home Partners has now served Saint Paul residents for forty years; and

 

WHEREAS, NeighborWorks Home Partners has successfully supported tens of thousands of Saint Paul households with help to buy, fix, and keep their homes, through homeownership counseling and education, community lending, and single family housing development; and

 

WHEREAS, NeighborWorks Home Partners is working to erase historic inequities to help households build wealth and financial stability through homeownership; and

 

WHEREAS, NeighborWorks Week is a celebration of neighborhood pride and unity among nearly 250 organizations in all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico; and

 

WHEREAS, NeighborWorks Week celebrates the efforts of local organizations working with partners and volunteers to create healthier communities; and, now be it

 

RESOLVED, the Saint Paul City Council hereby proclaim Saturday, June 5, 2021 through Saturday, June 12, 2021, to be NeighborWorks Week in the City of Saint Paul.

 

 

 

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