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Advance NCCC: Senate Talking Points
State the main purpose of the call
1. Be clear that you are a constitutent, and that you would like them to support the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) by voting yes for the Labor-HHS Appropriations Act and the $31.7 million it includes for NCCC.
2. Remind them of the importance and necessity of Americorps*NCCC with selected stats
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  • One NCCC Member leverages 65 volunteers
  • NCCC has provided 1.4 million hours of service in the post Katrina Gulf
  • Two NCCC campuses have already been closed
  • NCCC ran an extremely successful Summer of Service program for 400 youth aged 14 - 17 at three locations this past summer, the impacts of this program were profound to the youth who participated

3. Thank them for their time, and ask who you can follow up with to see that the issue is addressed

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