Disability Employment Awareness Month Proclamation

North Carolina

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Executive Orders

“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.”

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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