Individuals with disabilities can thrive when given the opportunity to. Music is one component of many that can help individuals with disabilities to not only refine skills they already have, but to learn new ones that help them to grow. Inspiration can come from anywhere and anyone, and the Spirit of Goodwill Band is a perfect example of the great things that can happen when we build community by helping people care for one another. Get to know the journey of one group of individuals who turn their disabilities from limitations to motivation.
United Way of Miami-Dade is hosting a movie night screening For Once in My Life, a film about the Spirit of Goodwill Band which is made up of musicians with a wide range of mental and physical disabilities. Get inspired and learn how this unique group turned their disabilities into a driving force to overcome obstacles by getting inside look into their day-to-day lives, concert footage and behind the scenes. The producer will be in attendance. Popcorn and soda will be served. In the spirit of coming together, moviegoers are encouraged to bring a dish representative of their culture to share with guests. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
To register for this connection experience, click here (Only 70 slots open, so register quickly!)
Accessibility information: All hosts seek to make this event as accessible as possible to individuals of all different abilities and needs, and will provide the following accommodations: accessible parking, accessibility for anyone with mobility issues, moveable seating for people with disabilities, hosts at the door to assist attendees that require special services, signs that list the ingredients of food and beverages, a service animal friendly environment, and nursing rooms.
Unfortunately, an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter will not be available at the event (but if you’d like to volunteer, reach out!). For questions or in need of additional accommodations, please send an email to email@example.com at least 24 hours in advance of the event.