This year we will start our celebration by hosting an online event on the 16th of March with the title “time for more visibility” as part of our “the Future is ours” project. This event will feature self advocate speakers from all over Europe, talking about how visibility alone can make a huge difference in breaking down (syndrome) stereotypes in people's minds. All of our speakers work in inclusive restaurants or coffee shops and will tell us about their lives and the conversations they have with their customers.
Coffee, Socks and
Down Syndrome WDSD23
Cluj, Romania on 21st of MarchIasi, Romania on 21st of March
Events hosted by ACIC Iași
18.03.2023: 10am-12am, Chez Les Amis (coffee house) Details
20.03.2023: 2pm-4pm, Cafeneaua Piața Unirii (coffee house) Details
21.03.2023: 2pm-4pm, CUIB cafe Details
23.03.2023: 2pm-4pm, CUIB cafe DetailsBydgoszcz, Poland on 16th of March
- 16.03.2023 Wspólne uczestnictwo w wydarzeniu online „Czas na większą WIDOCZNOŚĆ” oraz spotkanie przy kawie ok. godz. 19.00 w "Domu Serca", - przy ul. Polna 2a, Bydgoszcz Stowarzyszenie Wspólnota Duchowa "Iskierki" | Bydgoszcz | Facebook
- 21.03.2023 godz. 10.00 Uroczystości Światowego Dnia Zespołu Downa z Dziecięcym Graffiti w Urzędzie Wojewódzkim przy ul. Jagielońskiej 3, Bydgoszcz Dziecięce Graffiti | Facebook
- 25.03.2023 MCK ul. Marcinkowskiego 12 Bydgoszcz ok. godz. 15.00, po zakończeniu spektaklu teatralnego BRO Teatr społeczny biuro rzeczy osobistych | Facebook
Bucharest, Romania on 21st of MarchGalați, Romania on 21st of March
16.03.2023: 16pm, Paris CafeCsodavár Development Center and Playhouse, in Budapest, Hungary March 21st 2023
Csodavár Development Center and Playhouse, in Budapest, Hungary March 21st 2023City of Hamm, Germany on 21st of March
City of Hamm, Germany on 21st of MarchCity of Zossen, Germany on 20th of March
City of Zossen, Germany on 20th of MarchCity of Duisburg, Germany on 21st of March
City of Duisburg, Germany on 21st of MarchPrague, Czech on 21st of March
21.03.2023: Restaurant of Vocational school Vysehrad located at Vratislavova 31/6, Prague 2, from 2pm to 4pm.Down Syndrome Association in Valetta, Malta on the 21st March
Down Syndrome Association in Valetta, Malta on the 21st MarchTrain Inc. Café, Niolon in France on March 21st
Train Inc. Café, Marseille in France on March 21stRescaldina in Italy on March 20st
Rescaldina in Italy on March 20stEuropean Parliament, Brussels Belgium
European Parliament, Brussels Belgium on the 21st March
And then on the 20th and 21st of March, inclusive coffee shops and restaurants who have employees with Down Syndrome will be serving coffee in places of political power such as the European Parliament, national governments, senates and parliaments, regional assemblies, and municipalities.
This will give decision makers from all over the EU the opportunity to talk to people with Down Syndrome and learn to see things from their perspective. This is especially important this year as we prepare for the EU parliament elections of 2024 and how many people with Down Syndrome will be allowed to vote for the first time.
To make our celebration a success, EU for Trisomy 21 will be collaborating with local coffee houses that employ people with Down syndrome and vocational schools. We will also be working with local, regional, national, and international politicians to ensure that this celebration reaches as many people as possible.
We already have people celebrating all around Europe (see on the map) that you can join as a volunteer or you could organize your own event in your city by contacting us via email@example.com
A platform for the collaboration of associations, citizens and politicians working together for the celebration of World Down syndrome Day, to make visible the intellectual disability in general and persons with trisomy 21 in particular (most common intellectual disability of genetic origin, also called Down syndrome).