Formentera hosts awareness activities for International Day of Persons with Functional Diversity

The Formentera Office of Social Welfare (Conselleria de Benestar Social/CBS) is pleased to report that for International Day of Persons with Functional Diversity, 3 December, an assortment of activities will take place starting this weekend at the municipal football field and ending 3 December with a charity walk.

The activities are organised by the Association of People with Special Needs of Eivissa-Formentera (Apneef); the Association ofFibromyalgiaand Fatigue SyndromeChronicof Eivissa-Formentera (AFFAC) and the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), and benefit from the support of the Consell de Formentera.

Councillor of Social Welfare Rafa Ramírez praised the work of these associations that work "to improve the social integration of people with functional diversity" and underscored the importance of agitating for the rights of functionally diverse individuals. The councillor stressed that "the support of the administration is decisive in achieving this goal" and encouraged the people of Formentera to participate in the awareness-building activities.

Activities scheduled in the days ahead, in chronological order:

12 noon, Sunday 28 November | Municipal football field
People with functional diversity get in free to the match between SD Formentera and Cerdanyola del Vallès CF, plus, there will be an inclusive reading at the start of the match.

29 November to 2 December | Ràdio Illa 107.9. 
Experts in integration, diversity and people with disabilities feature in a segment called 'Diversely Skilled'.

5.00pm, Thursday 2 December | Punt de Lectura, Espai Cultural de Sant Ferran
Núria Font and Amaya Fernández host a story-time called 'El cazo de Lorenzo'. Limited capacity. For children 2-3 years old and up.

6.30pm, Thursday 2 December | Casal de Joves
Programme for International Day of People with Functional Diversity.
Screening of the short film Bla Bla Bla Bla (4 min, 2015)
Director and producer: Alexis Morante.
Screening of the film Wonder (2017)
Director: Stephe*6n Chbosky.
Closing talk with young people.

11.00am, Friday 3 December | Jardí de ses Eres
On International Day of Persons with Functional Diversity, a charity walk (departure: Jardí de ses Eres) and reading of the manifesto. 

26 November 2021
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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