News Flash

First Selectman

Posted on: April 23, 2021

April 23 designated as Stand Against Racism Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut proudly supports YWCA Greenwich in recognition of Stand Against Racism; and

WHEREAS, Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to raise awareness about the impact of institutional and structural racism and to build community among those who work for racial justice. This campaign is one part of a larger national strategy to fulfill their mission of eliminating racism and empowering women and girls; and

WHEREAS, We recognize structural racism plays a large role in determining the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age. These factors affect people’s access to quality housing, education, food, transportation, political power, and other social determinants of health. We know that understanding and addressing the public health consequences that stem from racism is crucial to eliminating racial and ethnic inequities, and to improving opportunity and well-being across communities; and

WHEREAS, Over 100 businesses, non-profits, schools, faith communities, and the Town of Greenwich commit to Stand Against Racism every day; and

WHEREAS, We salute YWCA Greenwich in its necessary mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.


NOW, THEREFORE, l, Fred Camillo, FIRST SELECTMAN OF THE TOWN OF GREENWICH, do
hereby proclaim April 23, 2021 as

Stand Against Racism Day

in the Town of Greenwich and urge all members of our community to join me in standing against racism to create a better, brighter and more hopeful future.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in First Selectman

May 4 designated as Arbor Day

Posted on: May 4, 2021

April 30 designated as Penny Lore Day

Posted on: April 30, 2021

May 7 designated as Law Day

Posted on: May 7, 2021

April 22 designated as Earth Day

Posted on: April 22, 2021

Snow Emergency Lifted

Posted on: February 8, 2021

Community Connections from Fred

Posted on: January 29, 2021

Storm to Bring Strong Winds and Heavy Rain

Posted on: December 24, 2020

September 29 designated as Elaine Brown Day

Posted on: September 29, 2020
Chief_Joseph_O_McHugh

Greenwich Fire Chief Appointed

Posted on: August 28, 2020

July 14 designated as Bastille Day

Posted on: July 14, 2020

Camillo sworn in as First Selectman

Posted on: December 2, 2019