house resolution no.236

Rep. O'Neal offered the following resolution:

A resolution to declare April 24, 2024, as Michigan Afterschool Partnership Day in the state of Michigan.

Whereas, Michigan Afterschool Partnership has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the welfare and development of children and families across the state; and

Whereas, This well-respected organization has played a pivotal role in ensuring that all children have the opportunity to engage in afterschool programs that significantly contribute to their academic, social, and emotional development; and

Whereas, The efforts of Michigan Afterschool Partnership have resulted in the fostering of safe, supportive, and enriching environments where children can learn and grow outside of traditional school hours; and

Whereas, The impact of Michigan Afterschool Partnership extends beyond the immediate benefits to the children, fostering stronger, more resilient communities by supporting families in their quest to provide the best possible future for their children; and

Whereas, The dedication of Michigan Afterschool Partnership to its mission has not only improved the lives of countless children and families but has also raised awareness about the importance of accessible, high-quality afterschool programs; and

Whereas, It is appropriate to recognize and celebrate the significant contributions of Michigan Afterschool Partnership to our state and its residents; now, therefore, be it  

Resolved by the House of Representatives, That the members of this legislative body declare April 24, 2024, as Michigan Afterschool Partnership Day in the state of Michigan. We recognize and honor the remarkable contributions of Michigan's After School Partnership program leaders, coordinators, and staff on this Afterschool Partnership Day. Their tireless dedication and innovative efforts have significantly impacted the lives of countless children and families across our state; and be it further

Resolved, That the members of this legislative body encourage all Michiganders to use this day as an opportunity to celebrate this organization and other afterschool programs for their unwavering commitment to providing safe and enriching environments where children can learn, grow, and thrive outside of school hours. Their advocacy for the importance of afterschool programs in supporting academic achievement, promoting social-emotional development, and fostering community engagement is truly commendable.