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APAC Launches food packages and diapers campaign During the COVID-19 Health Crisis

Since March 17th, APAC has been working remotely as part of the protective measures put in place to mitigate the COVID-19 virus health crisis. The main objective of the organization has been, since then, to ensure the safety and good health of our beneficiaries, since most people with cerebral palsy have many associated respiratory issues. Through personalized At-home Programs designed by our specialists, each beneficiary can continue working on their education and physical rehabilitation. Every week, all 500 people we…

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International Volunteers at APAC: Kevin Kleiber

Kevin Kleiber is 28 years old and comes from Germany. He has been in Mexico since September 13th, when he began his one-year volunteer program at APAC. Kevin has cerebral palsy. Being in Mexico has allowed him to work on his independence. Additionally, he has been able to practice his Spanish, which he began learning in Germany. Kevin studied communications in university and there learned about content creation. As a volunteer at APAC, he is part of the communications team…

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APAC Beneficiaries Recognized in ESRU Foundation Art Contest

The results of the 2019 edition of ESRU Foundation’s Art Contest were announced on November 29th. Some of APAC’s beneficiaries, including children, youth and adults participated. The initiative strives to promote an interest in art among children and young people. This year, Sofía Saldaña, beneficiary at APAC and primary school student, won third place in the 7-12 years old category. María Cristina del Rosario, part of the Visual Arts for Adults group, won first place in the special category for…

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APAC launches Sibling Support Group #YTúYaMeViste

In late October, the Family Pyschology department at APAC launched a support group for siblings of benefeciaries. During three sessions, participants reflected on the role disability plays in the personal identity of teenage siblings. Through this workshop, they placed a focus on self-knowledge and building satisfying family relationships. APAC, through this project, seeks to make visible the experiences of siblings of people with a disability. “What we are trying to do is to guide those who have just become a…

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J. García López Foundation supports APAC through movement Calaverita de Ayuda

On November 1st, our beneficiaries celebrated Day of the Dead in a big way thanks to the efforts of the Funeral Services Group J. García López. Calaverita de Ayuda is an initiative with the objective of bringing this tradition to all children who can’t easily leave home to go out to the streets and trick-or-treat. At APAC, we are very thankful for the work J. García López did, including calling upon others to join the movement. Through a social media…

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APAC AND THE ELECTORAL INSTITUTE OF MEXICO CITY AGREE TO COLLABORATE

On October 15th, APAC and the Electoral Institute of Mexico City (IECM) signed a collaboration agreement which seeks to achieve inclusion of people with disabilities in civil participation. Planned activities include civil and political rights education sessions, as well as promotic democratic culture to beneficiaries of APAC. “Joint efforts are essential to achieve our goals,” said IECM spokesperson Yuri Beltran, during the event. It’s fundamental for APAC to have allies such as the IECM to spread a message of diversity…

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