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File #: 16-237    Version: 1 Name: Resolution agains Islamophobia
Type: Resolution Status: Deferred
File created: 6/20/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/26/2016 Final action: 6/28/2016
Title: Communication from Council Member Beth Jensen with a Request to Approve a RESOLUTION Stating that the City of Peoria Stands with Muslim Neighbors Against ISLAMOPHOBIA.
Attachments: 1. RES NO 16-237, 2. Resolution Against Islamophobia

ACTION REQUESTED: 

Title

Communication from Council Member Beth Jensen with a Request to Approve a RESOLUTION Stating that the City of Peoria Stands with Muslim Neighbors Against ISLAMOPHOBIA.

 

Body

BACKGROUND: Recent acts of terrorism in the United States and around the world have led to an increase in actions taken against Muslim Americans.  The attached resolution decries Islamophobia and pledges solidarity with Muslim citizens living in Peoria.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.

 

NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERNS:   Not applicable.

                     

IMPACT IF APPROVED:  The resolution will be adopted.

 

IMPACT IF DENIED:   The resolution will not be adopted.

 

ALTERNATIVES:   None.

 

EEO CERTIFICATION NUMBER: Not applicable.

 

WHICH OF THE GOALS IDENTIFIED IN THE COUNCIL’S 2014 - 2029 STRATEGIC PLAN DOES THIS RECOMMENDATION ADVANCE?

 

1. Grow Peoria: Businesses, Jobs, and Population                     

 

WHICH CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTOR(S) FROM THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DOES THIS RECOMMENDATION IMPLEMENT?

 

1. Not applicable.                     

 

DEPARTMENT:  Councilwoman Beth Jensen