A HOUSE RESOLUTION

TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE STATE'S COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCIES FOR THEIR MANY SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CITIZENS OF THE PALMETTO STATE AND TO DECLARE MAY 2022 AS "COMMUNITY ACTION MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.

Whereas, community action agencies have made essential contributions to individuals and families across this nation by creating economic opportunities and strengthening communities; and

Whereas, Community Action is a robust state and local force connecting people to life-changing services and creating pathways to prosperity in 99% of all American counties; and

Whereas, Community Action builds and promotes economic stability as an essential aspect of enabling and enhancing stronger communities and stable homes; and

Whereas, Community Action promotes community-wide solutions to challenges throughout our cities, suburbs, and rural areas; and

Whereas, Community Action delivers innovative services and supports that create greater opportunities for families and children to succeed; and

Whereas, Community Action insists on community participation and involvement ensuring that all sectors of the community have a voice and will be heard; and

Whereas, Community Action is celebrating fifty-eight years of innovation, impact, and providing proven results for Americans. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:

That the members of the House of Representatives, by this resolution, recognize and honor the state's community action agencies for their many significant contributions to the citizens of the Palmetto State and declare May 2022 as "Community Action Month" in South Carolina.