It was a night ofcelebration and recognition as Journey 2 Learn clinched the prestigious 2023Gold Coast Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year Award, presented byVolunteering Gold Coast. The glittering awards ceremony took place at The StarCasino on Saturday night, December 2, 2023, where Volunteering Gold Coast hailedthose who make meaningful contributions to the Gold Coast community.
Journey 2 Learn, an organisation dedicated to providingneurodiverse children with the opportunity to thrive in mainstream classroomsalongside their neurotypical peers, was lauded for its exceptional commitmentto diversity and inclusion. The recognition underscores the vital work theorganisation does in breaking down barriers and fostering an environment whereevery child can reach their full potential.
In an expression of gratitude, Journey 2 Learn extendedthanks to the mainstream schools that have opened their doors to Journey 2Learn children, acknowledging the vital role they play in creating inclusivespaces. The organisation also expressed their appreciation to the parents whowholeheartedly embrace the Journey 2 Learn inclusive education model, recognisingtheir unwavering support as instrumental in the journey.
Furthermore, the Journey 2 Learn staff received heartfeltacknowledgment for their dedication and hard work in making inclusive educationa reality for countless children. Their passion and commitment continue todrive positive change in the lives of neurodiverse children.
Finally, Journey 2 Learn expressed gratitude to thecommunity for its steadfast support. Their mission to create a society whereneurodiverse children are not only accepted but celebrated and valued is madepossible by the backing of the community. Together, they are working towards abrighter, more inclusive future.
This award serves as a testament to Journey 2 Learn'stireless efforts and unwavering dedication to creating a more inclusivesociety, where every child has the opportunity to learn, grow, and shine. Itreflects the organisation's vision of a world where neurodiversity is embraced,and differences are celebrated. Journey 2 Learn stands as a shining example ofthe positive impact that commitment to diversity and inclusion can have on acommunity.