Look Me In The Eye

Last night (September 14, 2011) the Creswell SD Board of Directors passed a proclamation in support of individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Proclamation for Look Me In The Eye month, September 2011

Whereas, All citizens want and deserve the opportunity to meaningfully participate in all aspects of our community, and our communities can grow closer through recognizing each other’s abilities, commonalities and differences; and

Whereas, Our communities gain value as they are more aware of the capabilities of, and provide opportunities for, individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities to be part of their communities; and,

Whereas, it is in the public’s interest for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities to live and work in our communities, exercising their full rights and responsibilities as citizens:

Now, Therefore, we the Creswell School District Board of Directors, do hereby proclaim September, 2011, “Look Me in the Eye” month, and encourage all citizens of our communities to participate in seeing, respecting, and including one another.

This awareness campaign is being led in oregon by Oregon Supported Living Program and Full Access.

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