#WeThe15 launches to celebrate world’s largest minority – people with disabilities

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In August 2021 the biggest ever human rights movement to represent the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities, WeThe15, was launched by a coalition of international organisations from the worlds of sport, human rights, policy, business, arts, and entertainment. The campaign was launched to coincide with the Tokyo Paralympics running from 24 August to 5 September 2021. Over the next …

Working with our community to develop our Community Inclusion and Capacity Building framework

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Amicus is a not for profit organisation and we contribute all our efforts back in to the work we do, the people we support and our community. Through our provision of innovative supports, Amicus promotes active participation for people with a disability in our community. We work one person at a time to champion valued roles, independence and community connectivity. …

Dylan

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Sean Taylor managers Hard Copy Entertainment– a DVD, music and pop culture retail outlet in Bendigo. He has worked with Amicus to create several opportunities for individualized work placements for our participants in the store.

Brad

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Brad Barnes participated in our Amicus Teen Work program throughout 2016 – 17. He and his family were looking for ways that Brad could harness his creativity and passion for pop-culture in a work environment where he could develop some practical project skills and make a contribution to Community. We were able to identify a local Costume design and kid’s …