Community Action Awareness Month
WHEREAS, the North Dakota Community Action Partnership has seven agencies working statewide to help low-income North Dakotans break the cycle of poverty and achieve self-sufficiency; and
WHEREAS, community action agencies have been serving low-income families in every county in North Dakota for more than 45 years; and
WHEREAS, community action agencies provide numerous services to low-income North Dakotans, including Head Start, housing and emergency assistance, child and adult care food programs, energy assistance programs, prevention programs, childcare, and many others; and
WHEREAS, community action agencies, in partnership with the public and private sector, continue to identify poverty conditions and find solutions for helping people and changing lives.
NOW, THEREFORE, as Governor of the State of North Dakota, I do hereby proclaim May 2012, COMMUNITY ACTION AWARENESS MONTH in the state of North Dakota.