Request a Proclamation

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​City of Phoenix Proclamations are issued by the Office of the Mayor.  

They may recognize a day, week or month. The goal of a proclamation is to honor, celebrate, or create awareness of an organization, event or significant issue that contributes to the betterment of the Phoenix community.​

​Make a Request

  1. Send an email to mayor.stanton@phoenix.gov with the subject line "PROCLAMATION REQUEST: [name of organization, event or issue]​
  2. Provide a brief summary of the organization, event or issue requesting the proclamation.
  3. Provide a specific date for the proclamation (day, week, or month).  Please also provide the date the proclamation is needed by.  Be sure to include sufficient time to receive the hard copy via postal mail.
  4. Attach or include draft language for the proclamation.
  5. Draft language must fit on one page in 12 point font.
  6. Provide a contact name, phone number/e-mail address, and mailing address where you would like the final proclamation document sent.  Or, arrange to pick up the signed proclamation in the Mayor's Office.​

Guidelines

  • All proclamations must be submitted at least 21-days prior to the delivery date to allow for approval and final document production.
  • Each proclamation request must come from a Phoenix resident.  This includes requests on behalf of national, international, or out-of-state organizations.  ​
  • Annual proclamations will not be automatically renewed.  Requests must be made on an annual basis.  If the request is for a repeat of a previous proclamation, a copy of that document should be included with the request.
  • The Mayor's Office reserves the right to approve or decline the production of a proclamation request and to edit any drafted material for final wording.

Content

  • Proclamations must not be used in whole or as part of an advertisement, endorsement or commercial promotion.
  • Proclamations should reflect inclusiveness, not exclusiveness, and recognize that the strength of our democracy is our diversity.  It must not take sides in matters of political, ideological, or religious controversy, or individual convictions.
  • Proclamations must have citywide significance.​​