Glenville Mayor, Tashua Allman signs
Community Action Month Declaration
Submitted by JoAnn Stewart
Community Service Specialist
Community Resources, Inc.
May 2011 NATIONAL COMMUNITY ACTION MONTH
WHEREAS, Community Action Agencies were created when the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 was signed into law; and
WHEREAS, Community Action Agencies have a 47 year history of promoting self-sufficiency for the limited income; and
WHEREAS, Community Action Agencies have made an essential contribution to individuals and families in West Virginia by providing them with innovative and cost effective programs; and
WHEREAS, Community Action Agencies are needed as major participants in the reform of the welfare system as we know it; and
WHEREAS, welfare reform in West Virginia has benefited from the partnership with community action agencies; and
WHEREAS, the limited income continue to need opportunities to improve their lives and their living conditions, thus ensuring that all citizens are able to live in dignity; and
WHEREAS, West Virginia and the entire United States must continue to wage war on poverty by providing support and opportunities for all citizens in need of assistance;
NOW, THEREFORE, I Tashua Allman, Mayor of Glenville, WV, do hereby proclaim May 2011 as Community Action Month in Glenville, WV in recognition of the hard work and dedication of Community Resources, Inc.