Feb. 16 General Meeting: Two Resolutions
In the February meeting, club members will vote to endorse or not endorse 2 Resolutions.
We are providing the text of the Resolutions here for members to read and analyze in advance of the meeting. There will be a limited number of paper copies available at the meeting, and a limited amount of time to present the resolutions for discussion.
What Are Resolutions?
Resolutions express facts, principles, opinions, and purposes. Resolutions are submitted by a member of the County Committee or by an organization chartered by the Los Angeles County Democratic Party.
✗ Endorse a candidate
✗Support a ballot measure
✗Call for changes in our bylaws or rules
✗Speak for other organizations or groups
✗ Be overly complex
The structure and format of Resolutions are set by LACDP and CDP. LACDP Resolution-Template-Introduction
- 400 words
- One page
- 12-point font or larger
- Title should not be longer than one line across the page.
- 3 Whereas clauses
- 2 Resolved clauses
Whereas, we have this problem; and
Whereas, this is the solution; and
Whereas, no, that objection really isn’t a problem;
Therefore Be it Resolved, Club/LACDP/CDP urges someone to fix this; and
Be it Further Resolved, Club/LACDP/CDP will send this resolution to important people
Resolutions for Feb. 16 General Meeting
Thanking the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for officially designating that which transpired within the Ottoman Empire a hundred years ago as Armenian Genocide
Armenian Genocide Resolution (link)
AUTHORS: Caro Avanessian, Renee Nahum, Paul Neuman all AD43
SPONSORS: California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, State Senator Anthony Portantino, Assemblymember Richard Bloom, Assemblymember Laura Friedman, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, L.A City Councilmember Paul Koretz, L.A. City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, L.A. City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, L.A. City Councilmember David Ryu, L.A. City Council Member Herb Wesson, Burbank Mayor Sharon Springer, Burbank City Councilmember Emily Gabel-Luddy, Glendale City Councilmember Vrej Agajanian, Glendale City Councilmember Vartan Gharpetian, Glendale City Councilmember Paula Devine, Glendale City Clerk Ardashes Kassakhian, Sierra Madre Mayor John C. Harabedian, Los Angeles Community College District Trustee Mike Fong, Glendale Unified School District President Jennifer Freemon, Glendale Unified School District Boardmember Armina Gharpetian, Armina Gharpetian, Glendale Unified School District Boardmember Nayiri Nahabedian, Crescenta Valley Town Council Member Desiree Portillo Rabinov, Hrand Avanessian, Dan Brotman AD43, Laurie Collins AD43, Jeff Ebenstein AD50, Carol Fodera AD43, David Giron AD51, Marilyn Grunwald AD38, Tony Hale, Aroutin Hartounian, Esq. AD43, Shanna Ingelsbee AD43, Kathy Kensinger AD43, Luke Klipp AD43, Leonard Manoukian AD43, Susan Mastrodemos AD43, Juliet Minassian AD43, Thomas Patrick O’Shaughnessy AD43, Tom Parsekian, Esq., Star Parsamyan, Mark Ramos, Nicholas B.C. Schultz AD43, Susie Shannon AD46, Rick Tuttle, Emily K. Weisberg AD43, Jane Wishon, Burbank Democratic Club, California Armenian American Democrats, Democrats for Neighborhood Action, Glendale Democratic Club, Stonewall Democratic Club, Unified Young Armenians (UYA)
Support of Israel-Palestinian Peace and Opposition to Occupation, Expansion & Annexation of Territories on the West Bank
CCDC J Street U Resolution (link)
Author: Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club Member Adam Goldman, Southwest Regional Director for J Street U — the college and university campus organizing arm of J Street, a pro-Israel, pro-peace advocacy organization working towards United States diplomatic leadership for a two-state solution in Israel and Palestine.