December 3, 2010

Dec. 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities

In an effort to recognize the global commitment to human rights and fundamental freedoms for persons with disabilities, President Barack Obama has proclaimed December 3, 2010, as International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

"Today, as we commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we celebrate the skills, achievements, and contributions of persons with disabilities in America and around the world. We recognize the progress we have made toward equality for all, and we rededicate ourselves to ensuring individuals with disabilities can reach their greatest potential," said the President.

For more information, visit the White House blog.


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