The Art of Emotional Well-Being and Resilience

10 Jul 2018

Published in: Member News

GG2On Friday 6th July the Auditorium of The Technology Centre welcomed 150 students and business guests to witness a private unveiling of a sculpture titled "A Sporting Chance for Peace" created by Donald Brown an Award-Winning Sculptor and Inspirational Speaker. This event covered the following topics for students' emotional well-being, resilience, bullying, building self-esteem, developing confidence and nurturing respect for yourself as well as others.

This event was sponsored by Heads Start and supported by Aladdin's Education, The Global Gallery, PLANit Global and School of Coding. The event was opened by special guest Wolverhampton Mayor Phil Page, who encouraged the students to never give up and always follow their dreams.

Donald Brown, Director of The Global Gallery has launched an initiative called The Patron's Plan to give back to the community.

The print of his "A Sporting Chance for Peace" sculpture costs £35. For every 100 prints that are sold, a replica of the sculpture will be donated to a school, business or establishment. "Every print purchased will also help support a global arts campaign against bullying and violence." For more information about how to get involved please contact Donald Brown directly

"PLANit Global is proud to support such an inspirational event, it was great to see the students engaged and enjoying the presentations. We recently purchased Donald's print and will be nominating three schools to have a print as well." Paul Coxhead, PLANit Global.

Special thanks to the local schools and businesses who attended and supported the event, Wolverhampton Science Park for hosting the event, PC Rani Gundhu - West Midlands Police Councillor Jas Dehar, Maurice Malcolm and Mayor of Wolverhampton Phil Page for attending and speaking to the students.

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