Sample Proclamation: ADA Anniversary
WHEREAS, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed on July 26, 1990 to ensure the civil rights of citizens with disabilities and
WHEREAS, __________ (City/County) __________ (State) affirms the principals of equality and inclusion for persons with disabilities as set forth for the State of ____________ and as embodied in the ADA, the laws of the State of ____________and ordinances of ______________ (City/County); and (Contact the appropriate Administrative Agency for the correct language and research your specific State's constitution and ordinances.)
WHEREAS, numerous organizations in ________________ (City/County) and ________________(State) work with constituents and communities to bring forth the promise of hope and freedom that is envisioned by the passage of the ADA; and
WHEREAS, July 26,_______ celebrates the _______ Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with __________________ (Describe your event).
NOW THEREFORE, the _________________ (County Board of Commissioners/City Council/Mayor) do hereby extend greetings and best wishes to all observing July 26,_______ as Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day.