HJ1040: Commending the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1040
Commending the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 19, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 21, 2019

 

WHEREAS, the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services received the 2018 Kudos Award for Sustainability and Longevity for its Clubhouse Network technology programs; and

WHEREAS, the Clubhouse Network provides an international arena for young people to share ideas and projects and to test their technology skills against their peers around the world; the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services launched the first Clubhouse location in the county at the Gum Springs Community Center in 1997; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services has opened five additional Clubhouse locations over the years and focused on raising technology literacy among children and teenagers in underserved areas; and

WHEREAS, Fairfax County’s Clubhouse locations provide students between the ages of 10 and 18 opportunities to learn about robotics, 3D design and printing, coding, graphic design, virtual reality, and audio and video recording and editing; and

WHEREAS, the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services earned recognition from the Clubhouse Network in 2017 and received two awards at the 2017 Global RE@CH Media Festival; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services on receiving the 2018 Kudos Award for Sustainability and Longevity; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for its work to educate and empower young people through its Clubhouse Network technology programs.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1040

Offered February 18, 2019
Commending the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.

Patrons-- Delaney, Ayala, Rasoul, Reid and Ware; Senators: Barker and Howell

WHEREAS, the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services received the 2018 Kudos Award for Sustainability and Longevity for its Clubhouse Network technology programs; and

WHEREAS, the Clubhouse Network provides an international arena for young people to share ideas and projects and to test their technology skills against their peers around the world; the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services launched the first Clubhouse location in the county at the Gum Springs Community Center in 1997; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services has opened five additional Clubhouse locations over the years and focused on raising technology literacy among children and teenagers in underserved areas; and

WHEREAS, Fairfax County’s Clubhouse locations provide students between the ages of 10 and 18 opportunities to learn about robotics, 3D design and printing, coding, graphic design, virtual reality, and audio and video recording and editing; and

WHEREAS, the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services also earned recognition from the Clubhouse Network in 2017 and received two awards at the 2017 Global RE@CH Media Festival; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services on receiving the 2018 Kudos Award for Sustainability and Longevity; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for its work to educate and empower young people through its Clubhouse Network technology programs.