Light It Up! For NDEAM
Light It Up! For NDEAM™ spotlights the many ways people who have a disability contribute to businesses and their communities, helping companies be successful and competitive.
Light It Up! for NDEAM is going national!
The first Light It Up! For NDEAM in October 2020 was Ontario wide.
For 2021, we’re collaborating with The Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) and MentorAbility Canada. This joint effort will make this year’s event happen in big cities, small towns and rural communities across Canada.
It’s happening Thursday, October 21.
And you can get involved in your community, to Light It Up! For NDEAM purple and blue, for one historic night.
The more participation, the greater the impact.
You can help make it a shining success
- Watch and share the video. Learn more about Light It Up! For NDEAM, and how to get involved.
- Start using the resources in the Light It Up! For NDEAM PR Kit. Check back regularly — more resources are being added on an ongoing basis.
- Spread the word — help make the first national Light It Up! For NDEAM a shining success!
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re getting involved!
- Starting in September, use the event hashtags on social media: #LightItUpForNDEAM, #LightItUp1021
Questions about Light It Up! For NDEAM?
- Our FAQs page answers key questions about how Light It Up! For NDEAM works
- If you have a question that our FAQ page doesn’t answer, or you need guidance on participating, you can email us at email@example.com.
Where it’s happening (so far) nationwide in 2021
There has never been anything like this, on this scale, in Canada for NDEAM. Here’s the list of towns/cities and locations to date that are participating in Light It Up! For NDEAM on October 21.
Do you have a participating location to add to the list?
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
Joseph R. Smallwood Building
Labrador West Employment Corporation
Iron Ore Company of Canada — haul truck at main entrance
Green Bay Community Employment Corporation
The John Cabot Building
Bannerman Brewing Co.
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
City Hall Tower
Confederation Centre of the Arts
Daniel J. MacDonald Building
Jean Canfield Building
RCMP “L” Division Headquarters
Joseph A. Ghiz Building
Nova Scotia Works – Employment Solutions Society
Cape Breton (Sydney)
Sydney Government of Canada Building
Nova Scotia Works – Island Employment
The Big Fiddle (Port of Sydney)
Bank of Montreal Museum
TEAM Work Cooperative Offices
Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Miramichi Pay Centre
Gulf Fisheries Centre
310 Baig Blvd
DSS Building – Government Pension Centre
Place du Centre
Place du Portage III & IV
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
Organisation de l’aviation civile internationale (OACI) (La maison de l’OACI)
New Quebec Custom House National Historic Site (Canada Border Services Agency Quebec Region)
Bridge Street Bridge
City Hall Clock Tower
Career Edge offices
Government of Canada Building
City of Hamilton Signature Sign
Kenora Association for Community Living offices
City Hall Façade
Springer Market Square
Municipal water tower
Civic Centre Clock Tower
Fountain at the Forks
J.A. Taylor Building
RBC London Place
North Bay City Hall
Canadian Mental Health Association, Employment Centre Bldg.
March of Dimes Bldg.
MPP Office – Vic Fedeli
Community Living North Bay offices
Byward Market Interactive “Ottawa” Sign
Thomas D’Arcy McGee Building
Minto Place Canada Building (Property 54614)
Sir William Logan Building
Department of National Defence Carling Campus Building 5
Supreme Court of Canada
Community Living Prince Edward Offices
Taxation Data Centre
Government of Canada Building
“Timmins” interactive sign at Timmins Museum
Canada Life Building
Pearson Control Tower
3D Toronto Sign
Environment Canada Building
Welland Bridge 13 over the canal
Prairie Employment Program Building
City Hall Foyer
SARC Administration Building (sign in front)
TELUS Spark Science Centre
Stephen Avenue Galleria Trees
High Level Bridge
RCMP “E” Division Headquarters (Green Timbers)
Burnaby Fraser Valley Tax Services Office (9737–9755 King George Blvd.)
Property 16596 (Formerly the Henry Herbert Stevens Building)
P.L. James Place
Greenstone Government of Canada Building
We’ve made it easy to participate!
Use the resources in the PR Kit below to get involved in lighting up the nation purple and blue on October 21!
Access the PR Kit
Lighting request email/letter template (Microsoft® Word)
Light It Up! For NDEAM promotional video (.mp4, 38 Mb)
Apparel artwork (PDF, bilingual)
Light It Up! For NDEAM wordmark (PNG, 5 Kb, 716×53 px) – purple and blue, trademarked
Social media image (JPG, 341 Kb, 1200×628 px)
Accéder au kit RP
Modèle de courriel/lettre de demande d’éclairage (MicrosoftMD Word)
Vidéo promotionnel On illumine la nuit ! pour le MNSEPSH (.mp4, 38 Mb)
Oeuvre de vêtements (PDF, bilingue)
Guide d’utilisation de marque commercial On illumine la nuit ! pour le MNSEPSH (PDF, disponible en anglais seulement)
Marque commercial On illumine la nuit ! pour le MNSEPSH (PNG, 5 Kb, 716 x 53 px, mauve et bleu)
Image sur les réseaux sociaux (JPG, 341 Kb, 1200 x 628 px)
2020 Light It Up! For NDEAM highlights
- The first-ever Ontario wide, co-ordinated lighting event in recognition of NDEAM and the importance of disability-inclusive hiring.
- In 16 cities all over Ontario, 28 buildings, bridges, landmarks and municipal signs shone purple and blue for one night (Thursday, October 22). Some businesses in St. John’s, NL, also participated.
Windsor City Hall
City of Windsor
3D Toronto Sign
City of Toronto