October 2016: Disability Employment Awareness Month

Michigan

“WHEREAS, people with developmental disabilities in Michigan share with the state’s other residents the right to work in competitive, integrated work environments with the necessary supports; and, WHEREAS, since 1945 Congress has designated a week in October which has culminated into National Disability Employment Awareness Month with the 2016 theme being “Inclusion Works”; and, WHEREAS, every person, regardless of ability, has valuable strengths, infinite capacity to learn and the potential to make important contributions to their local communities; and,… NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim October 2016 as Disability Employment Awareness Month in Michigan.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Executive Orders
Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Employer Engagement
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