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AI- 2912   8. 2.    
BOC Regular
Meeting Date: 06/20/2019  
LGBTQ Pride Month Proclamation
Submitted For: Kelli Scott FROM: Shana Huerta, Administration
Department: Administration  

Whereas, the Calhoun County supports the rights of every citizen to experience equality and freedom from discrimination; and

Whereas, all people regardless of age, gender identity, race, color, religion, marital status, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical challenges have the right to be treated on the basis of their intrinsic value as human beings; and

Whereas, the Calhoun County accepts and welcomes people of diverse backgrounds and believes a diverse population leads to a more vibrant community; and

Whereas, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) communities contribute to the cultural, civic and economic successes of the Calhoun County; and

Whereas, the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners also acknowledges the need for education and awareness remains vital to end discrimination and prejudice; and

Now, therefore, be it resolved that The Calhoun County Commission does hereby proclaim June 2019 as LGBTQ Pride Month in Calhoun County, Michigan and encourage our residents to reflect on the ongoing struggle for equality members of the LGBTQ community face and celebrate the contributions that enhance our community.

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