tv [untitled] October 12, 2010 2:00pm-2:30pm PST
using a fully accessible public transit system like meany -- muni. >> the americans with disabilities act of 1990 is a wide-ranging federal civil- rights law that prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities. title two of the ada addresses access to public services, including public transportation for persons with disabilities. it requires transit operators to call out stops at transfer points, major intersections, and major destinations, and to announce particular stocks requested by customers with disabilities. stop announcements are especially important for passengers who are blind or have low vision. these individuals cannot travel independently if they are not assured of getting off at their intended destination point.
. this is latino heritage month in san francisco. we want to celebrate people that speak spanish, people that speak english, people that speak english with accent's. i want to ask you for a round of applause. [applause] we are going to perform a few songs, so let me tell you about them. they are national fellows in a movement that supports music has issued a chief for public good -- music as a method for public
celebration. this is a wonderful evening of celebration of the people who have truly made our community what it is today. we will be honoring several of those individuals, tend to be exact, for the hard work they have done, for the legacy that they have operated. >> [speaking spanish] >> we want to say thank you to our partners for making this evening a true success. it is definitely wonderful to see everyone who is here. i would like to recognize some of our distinguished guests. we have the president of project uplift, [inaudible] from the hispanic medal of honor
society. victor mancia, howard richard cochrane, nicole rivera representing nancy pelosi, we have a representative from the office of dianne feinstein, a representative from jackie spear. we also had a couple of other elected officials such as bill king, the district attorney. i want to acknowledge that we have supervisor avalos, mura
karimi, campos. >> let's give them a round of applause. [applause] >> we have the general counsel of ireland, germany, hungary, the russian federation, also mexico. [applause] >> also the consul of gillette -- chile and peru. [applause] >> i would like to call-up the mayor's deputy chief of staff. [applause]
september and october are important times for us. this allows us to celebrate our culture and show the rest of the community here in san francisco what makes us so special. this is a great opportunity for all of us and many of you have exciting events happening. we are glad to have you with us tonight. i have that great opportunity to present one of our proclamations' this evening to mr. juan gonzales. he has been a pioneer in hispanic journalism. he works for the oldest bilingual newspaper in the bay area. we have a proclamation from mayor newsom.
if mr. gonzalez can come forward, that would be fantastic. [applause] >> thank you. so, what the mayor proclaimed for tomorrow is actually latino [inaudible] bicentennial stay in the city of san francisco for theft -- the -- day in the city of san francisco. [applause] at this time five of life or health recognizing this special individual. rudy hernandez received the medal of honor on april 12th,
1952 whitehouse from president truman. if i could deaf your health -- if i could get your help in introducing mr. fruity hernandez. thank you for your service to our country. -- if i if it were held in introducing fat-free mr. rudy hernandez. -- i would like your help in introducing mr. rudy hernandez. >> nancy pelosi said, "for
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