Governor Sununu Proclaims July 26, 2020 Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day

The State of New Hampshire

By His Excellency

Christopher T. Sununu, Governor

A Proclamation

In the year of our Lord Two Thousand and Twenty


July 26, 2020


WHEREAS, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990 to ensure the civil rights of citizens with disabilities and usher in an era of independence, freedom of choice, control of their lives, and fair opportunity without barriers; and

WHEREAS, the ADA protects people with disabilities against discrimination by employers, public entities, public transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and empowers Americans with disabilities to achieve their full potential; and

WHEREAS, New Hampshire affirms the principals of equality and inclusion for persons with disabilities as embodied in the ADA and the laws and ordinance of the Granite State; and

WHEREAS, numerous organizations throughout New Hampshire are dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities, and 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, 2020 celebrates the thirtieth Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHRISTOPHER T. SUNUNU, GOVERNOR of the State of New Hampshire, do hereby proclaim July 26, 2020 as Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day in the State of New Hampshire, and join the Disability Rights Center and the Governor’s Commission on Disabilities in celebrating the 30th anniversary of this historic legislation.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the State of New Hampshire to be affixed this 1st day of July, 2020.

Christopher T. Sununu


PDF: ADA Awareness Day Proclamation


Disability Rights Center – New Hampshire is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating barriers for people with disabilities across New Hampshire. DRC is the federally designated protection and advocacy agency for New Hampshire and has authority under federal law to conduct investigations in cases of probable abuse or neglect.

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