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Nashville, TN, October 5 – “Tennessee passed the State as a Model Employer (SAME) Bill, ensuring that state agencies and departments design and proactively implement best, promising, and emerging policies, practices, and procedures related to the recruitment, hiring, advancement, and retention of qualified individuals with disabilities,” said Tennessee Governor Bill Lee in a proclamation marking October [click to continue...]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bouQhsyd5s Columbus, OH, October 4 – “Ohio is wholly committed to maximizing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities through education, training, collaboration, and awareness,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine in a proclamation marking October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. Gov. DeWine added that “Ohio is setting a high standard by bringing together businesses and partners [click to continue...]

Columbia, SC, October 1 – South Carolina must “reduce the attitudinal and physical barriers that hinder full acceptance of people with disabilities,” said South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster in a proclamation marking October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. Gov. McMaster also recommitted his state to advancing Employment First policies to prioritize employment outcomes for “all working [click to continue...]

Austin, TX, October 1 – “The month of October is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the indispensable contributions Texans with disabilities provide to the Lone Star State’s economy,” said Texas Governor Greg Abbott in a proclamation marking October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. Gov. Abbott, who is himself a wheelchair user, also noted that “promoting disability [click to continue...]

St. Louis, MO, October 1 – In a proclamation marking October as Disability Employment Awareness Month, Missouri Governor Mike Parson reaffirmed “the State of Missouri’s commitment to an inclusive community that increases access and opportunities to all, including individuals with disabilities.” This is an important public commitment for the more than 463,000 working-age people living [click to continue...]

Richmond, VA, October 1 – “Virginians with disabilities, including veterans, have the ability and desire to seek employment and to develop the skills they need to join Virginia’s economy,” said Virginia Governor Ralph Northam in a proclamation marking October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. This is an important public commitment for the more than 491,000 [click to continue...]

Juneau, AK, October 3 – The “State of Alaska celebrates and recognizes the talents and contributions of individuals with disabilities in the workplace and commits to promoting awareness about disability employment opportunities,” said Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy in a proclamation marking the first week of October as Alaska Employ People with Disabilities Week. Gov. Dunleavy’s [click to continue...]

Denver, CO, October 1 – “People with disabilities make significant contributions to Colorado’s economic and social wellbeing,” said Colorado Governor Jared Polis in a proclamation marking October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. Gov. Polis also noted that despite their considerable talents, Coloradans with disabilities “face barriers to employment, denying them the opportunity to use their [click to continue...]

Carson City, NV, October 1 – Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak took the opportunity to publicly celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month this October and to “celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.” Gov. Sisolak also recommitted his state “to take steps throughout the year to recruit, hire, retain, and advance people [click to continue...]

Olympia, WA, September 24 – In a proclamation marking October as Disability Employment Awareness Month, Washington Governor Jay Inslee made clear his state’s “continued expansion of employment opportunities” and “the greater acceptance of” workers with disabilities “in the competitive labor market.” The Evergreen State Governor also reiterated that “workplaces welcoming of the talents of all people, [click to continue...]

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