PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman
WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich proudly supports the rights of every citizen to experience equality and freedom from discrimination; and
WHEREAS, All people regardless of age, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, marital 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 Town of Greenwich 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 Town of Greenwich; and
WHEREAS, We as a society acknowledge the need for education and awareness to end discrimination and prejudice.
and encourage residents to reflect on the ongoing struggle for equality that members of the LGBTQ community face and celebrate their contributions that enhance our Town.