RVA Education: How to Illuminate Landmarks to Celebrate Awareness Days

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Illuminating landmarks can be a powerful way to mark awareness days such as Rare Disease Day. Illumination activities showcase a united front and shine a light on rare diseases as a collective (Rare Disease Day) or for a specific rare disease. Additionally, illuminations help to raise awareness and may result in people and families living with a rare disease feeling seen and heard.

The more local and national buildings and monuments that are illuminated, the stronger the impact!

Once you have completed this course, you will:

  • Understand the basics of illuminating landmarks.
  • Be aware of the key factors to consider when reaching out to potential landmark contacts.
  • Know how to maximise the impact of illuminations organised.

The content is self-paced so complete the modules when it best suits you. You can test your understanding throughout and upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate.

Rare Voices Australia (RVA) thanks RVA Partner, Fragile X Association of Australia, and rare disease advocate, Andrew Bannister, for working with RVA to develop this resource and for sharing their learnings and tips so generously with the rare disease community.

Please note: this course is available to RVA Partners only. Click here for more information about becoming an RVA Partner.