Disability Employment Awareness Month Proclamation

North Carolina

“WHEREAS, the State of North Carolina supports and encourages individuals with disabilities to find employment, thus fostering the key objectives of advancing individual well-being and reducing the demand on public resources, which can then be reauthorized to those with the most significant needs: and …. WHEREAS, successfully achieving this goal requires providing appropriate training, advancing best practices and engaging the business community through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services,; the Division of Services for the Blind; the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services; the Council on Developmental Disabilities; the Department of Public Instruction; the Community College System; the University of North Carolina System; the Department of Commerce through NCWorks; and other State of North Carolina and non-profit entities in the form of counseling, education, job training and placement, transportation assistive technology and other support services; NOW THEREFORE, I PAT McCRORY, Governor of the State of North Carolina, do hereby proclaim the month of October, 2016 as “DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH” in North Carolina , and commend its observance to all citizens.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Executive Orders
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Education
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Segregated Day & Employment Services
Other: 
  • Council on Developmental Disabilities; the Community College System; the University of North Carolina System; the Department of Commerce through NCWorks
Date Enacted: 
10/01/2016
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