October 2016: Disability Employment Awareness Month


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Executive Orders

“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.”

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