WHEREAS, the Town of Milton is a friendly and welcoming community that celebrates and promotes diversity and inclusion; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Milton recognizes the importance of equality and freedom; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Milton recognizes that our Nation was founded upon the principles that all people are created equal and that each person has the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Milton is dedicated to fostering acceptance of all its residents and preventing discrimination and mistreatment based on sexual orientation or gender identity; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Milton is strengthened by and thrives upon the rich diversity of ethnic, cultural, racial, gender and sexual identities of its residents; all of which contribute to the vibrant character of our Town; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Milton recognizes the importance and contributions of members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) community.
NOW, THEREFORE, we, the Select Board and on behalf of the Town of Milton, hereby proclaim and recognize the month of June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Pride Month, and we urge all residents to actively promote the principles of equality and liberty.
Signed this 27th day of May, 2020
Michael F. Zullas, Chair
Melinda A. Collins, Vice Chair
Anthony J. Farrington, Secretary
Kathleen M. Conlon
Richard G. Wells, Jr.
Milton Select Board