The Art of Respect Day

From staff and wire reports

April 11 at 11:00 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

BOUTTE – Cajun Village Square will be holding the Art of Respect Day on Friday, April 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The  Art  of  Respect will  be  a  day  devoted  to  celebrating  the  gifts  and  friendship  of   Louisiana  citizens  who  live  with  intellectual,  developmental  and/or  physical disabilities.

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals  employees  statewide  support  the  ongoing  national  effort  to  raise   the consciousness  of  society  about  the  dehumanizing  and  hurtful  effects  of  the  “R” word.

Students,  schools  and   communities are invited to challenge  everyone  to  think  before  they  speak  and  replace  the “R “ word  with  a  different  “R” word – respect. Those interested at invited to join  together  to  show  Louisiana  what acceptance, inclusion,  friendship, unity and respect look like through art.  

For  more   information  or  to  register, contact Victoria Bryant at vbryant@arcofstcharles.com or (985) 785-0971.




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