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WHEREAS, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), established in 1993, is a federal agency that engages millions of Americans in service through programs such as AmeriCorps; and

WHEREAS, AmeriCorps enriches the lives of its members by creating jobs and providing pathways to opportunity as they enter the workforce while encouraging collaboration and partnership; and

WHEREAS, AmeriCorps is a national network of service programs that provide Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to serve their communities and help grassroots organizations meet local needs; and

WHEREAS, in Nevada, 390 AmeriCorps members meet the needs of the communities they serve at 109 host sites in 14 state counties, serving more than 700 children and 880 rural residents; and

WHEREAS, AmeriCorps Week is an opportunity to recognize the dedication and commitment of more than one million Americans who have chosen to serve through AmeriCorps and their community partners, with hopes of encouraging and inspiring others to do the same;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the week of March 10-16, 2019, as

AmeriCorps Week in Nevada

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 6th day of March, 2019