In a joint initiative of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria and the Town Hall of Leiria, the II Inclusion Gala is going to take place on the 3rd of December, at 21:00, at the Theatre José Lúcio da Silva. Marking the International Day of People with Disabilities, this initiative will aim to alert the civil society to the issue of the difference, as well as to distinguish agents and organizations that stood out in promoting good practices in this context.
During the event, the Inclusion Awards will be awarded in the areas of Media, Applied Research, Good Practices of Inclusion in the Labour Market, Culture, Sports and leisure, Accessibilities and Regional Merit. An Honourable Distinction is also going to be delivered to an institution of recognized merit of the district of Leiria.
Under the High Patronage of Her Excellency Dr. Maria Cavaco Silva, the campaign “A Thousand Toys A Thousand Smiles” will be equally presented during the Gala, taking place formally the offer of the adapted toys to the Local Teams of Early Intervention of the central region and the Association Operation Happy Child of Cape Verde.