2023 Award recognition

We are delighted to share that Inclusion Foundation’s emotion21 program has been awarded “Clublinks Active Recreation and Leisure Initiative of the Year” at this week’s Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation awards. Elodie and Jamie (pictured below) accepted the award on our behalf. Also, Inclusion Foundation was recently recognised as highly commended in the National Disability […]

2023 Concert wrap up!

Our hearts are still dancing to the disco beat of our annual community concert! Thanks to Russel Howcroft for emceeing the event. We are proud of our dancers, teachers, and volunteers who made this event a success. Special thanks to our Gold sponsor Crown and our Silver Sponsor Dulux. Thanks to Balloon Décor Australia and […]

DISCO Raffle winners announced!

Congratulations to our lucky raffle winners: 1st prize: Ticket R2416 – Loran Milligan 2nd prize: Ticket R2312 – Lauren Massy 3rd prize: Ticket R2470 – Rebecca Hilton 4th prize: Ticket R2811 – Sarah Frost 5th prize: Ticket R2309 – Tristan Buksh Thank you to everyone who supported emotion21 by buying a raffle ticket. A big […]

emotion21 – 2023 Victorian Disability Sports & Recreation Awards finalist

Inclusion Foundation is proud to announce that our dance, heatlh & fitness program, emotion21, is a finalist in the 2023 Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards for “Clublinks Active Recreation Initiative of the Year”. Congratulations to the other finalists in our category – Slamin Tennis & Fitness and Life Saving Victoria. We look forward to […]

Melbourne Fringe Festival – Oct 2023

3 – 2 – 1 by emotion21 3 advocates, 2 acts, 1 compelling journey; dance & Down syndrome intertwined. Conceived and crafted by three creators with Down syndrome, ‘3-2-1’ uses dance to explore the intertwined themes of capability, challenge, and enhancement. This unforgettable portrait of lived experience will debut at the 2023 Melbourne Fringe Festival. […]

DISCO – emotion21 Community Concert 2023

Are you ready to shake your groove thing for emotion21’s most dazzling concert yet? We are thrilled to announce that tickets are now on sale for our high-voltage event of mirrorball madness that is sure to leave you grooving with love and admiration for theincredible talents of our dancers like never before!   General Admission […]

Work skills development workshops

Work Skills Development Workshops In 2022, with great success, Impact21 piloted the Holiday Program Workshops, which were a series of skill-based workshops and socialising opportunities for participants.  In 2023, we will use the identified skills gaps for the launch of our new Work Skills Development Workshops (WSDW) series. These programs will provide targeted, elective modules, […]

Artists with Down syndrome take centre stage at Melbourne Fringe Festival

emotion21 dancers take the show on the road!  We are proud to announce that emotion21 has two amazing shows in the 2022 Fringe Festival. This is an opportunity for our dancers to take their talents to a broader audience and share their life experiences as artists with Down syndrome.   SONDER is playing at the Abbotsford […]

Wild Things Raffle Winners

Congratulations to our lucky raffle winners! Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket for the 2022 emotion21 Wild Things Concert Raffle. Every dollar raised from the raffle will go towards supporting our amazing emotion21 dancers. 1st Prize Karen Woodward – Ticket Number: #638 won the fun Bexly Electric Scooter valued at $1,999. 2nd Prize […]