“Designates October of each year as "Disability History and Awareness Month" and encourages instruction concerning disabilities in the public school”
NJEA proudly supports SJR31 (Weinberg, Ruiz) and applauds the achievements of the disability rights movement and this bill serves to recognize its proud history. The accomplishments of the disability community are an integral part of the fabric of our state and nation and NJEA strongly believes in recognizing this community’s valuable contributions to our society.
This bill is an important step towards raising public awareness and respect of the vital role played by individuals with disabilities in our history, in our community, and in our schools. SJR31 would emphasize the rights and accomplishments of this important community.
NJEA urges you to vote “yes” on this joint resolution.