OC Human Relations Commission Recognized by the City of Fullerton for service in leading the Fullerton Mentally Ill Homeless Task Force.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
In a packed ceremony at the Library, Fullerton Mayor, Sharon Quirk-Silva, newly elected Councilman, Greg Sebourn, and City Manager, Joe Felz presented the City of Fullerton Certificate of Commendation to OC Human Relations Commission for service to the city.
In presenting this, “Mayor’s Service Award”, Mayor Quirk-Silva identified the important role OC Human Relations played in the aftermath of the tragic death of Kelly Thomas, a homeless man suffering from severe mental illness.
The Mayor lauded the leadership role of OC Human Relations Commission in convening the Fullerton Task Force on the Mentally Ill Homeless and engaging a broad cross section of Fullerton community members in the process of assessing the needs, finding models from other cities, learning the potential resources, and recommending to the Fullerton City Council the steps the city could take to protect this vulnerable population.
(Attached Picture of Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva, Councilmember Greg Sebourn, presenting Certificate of Commendation to OC Human Relations CEO, Rusty Kennedy.)
Rusty Kennedy, Executive Director
OC Human Relations
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