WHEREAS, the recruitment and retention of volunteers is critical to the viability of the organization; and
WHEREAS, volunteers serve as an indispensable bridge between our organization and the general public; and
WHEREAS, the presence of a volunteer base contributes to the success of this organization; and
WHEREAS, a "National Day of Recognition" for the volunteer efforts of these individuals will serve in the best interests of the organization.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the NAACP issue a formal declaration in recognition of the outstanding contributions of our organization's volunteers; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all units participate annually in recognizing the contributions of its staff and membership volunteers; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all volunteers who contribute to the organization's mission be formally recognized for their efforts through a national day of recognition; and
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that a NAACP "National Day of Recognition" for the contribution of our organization's volunteers take place on a date that coincides with National Volunteer Week, which takes place during the last week of April in each calendar year.