DENALI BOROUGH, ALASKA

 

RESOLUTION NO.  91-13

 

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1991, AS

NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH.

 

 

WHEREAS, people with physical and mental disabilities have been tireless in seeking out employment opportunities and in overcoming the vocational, economic, educational, environmental, and attitudinal barriers in the Denali Borough and within the State of Alaska, and

 

WHEREAS, they have demonstrated to their employers, their communities, and to themselves their capabilities, their high standards of performance, and

 

WHEREAS, the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been signed into law as the first comprehensive civil rights act for people with disabilities and the theme of National Disability Employment Awareness month is:  "From ADA to Empowerment:  Work:  the Key to Opportunity:,

 

AND WHEREAS, there are many more people with disabilities ready and willing to participate in the workforce, given the opportunity, encouragement, and support to prepare for work,

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:  that I, Rick S. Brewer, Mayor of the Denali Borough, Alaska, do hereby proclaim the month of October, 1991, as

 

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

 

and ask that each of us, employer and employee in the public and private sectors, commit ourselves to expanding employment options afforded our citizens with disabilities.

 

 

PASSED and APPROVED by the DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY this   8th   day of   September  , 1991.

 

 

                                  SIGNATURE ON FILE                                                      

Mayor

 

 

 

ATTEST:                   SIGNATURE ON FILE

                                           Borough Clerk