The Green October Event 2018 themed “Beyond Disabilities” aims at creating awareness for people living with disabilities and bringing to limelight individuals who have been able to go beyond their disabilities to leave a mark in history. The event, being an initiative of La Mode magazine, would be awarding fashion entrepreneurs and people who have given back to the society in one way or the other.
Green October Event’’ is a La Mode Magazine initiative. It is an annual project to create awareness, appreciate and support people living with disabilities. The initiative is an advocacy awareness platform where persons with disability are given a voice. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons living with Disabilities emphasizes the right to life, equality, and non-discrimination of persons living with disabilities. 2015 edition was focused on Down syndrome, 2016 on Autism, 2017 on Cerebral Palsy. The theme for the 2018 edition is ‘’Beyond Disabilities ’’ the aim of the edition is to inform individuals and communities that if you are disabled you are just like everyone else… just living life in a different way. Living in a world where all people embrace each other’s’ differences.
One of the major goals of “Green October Event Project’’ aside the annual event is to establish a structured multipurpose disability Job recruitment unit, Awareness, advocacy, and information center. Giving people living with disabilities job opportunities, all the information, support, training, and education they deserve.
As usual the event was graced by some of our celebrities! Likes of Ebube, Alex, Rico, and others too numerous to mention. Here we have selected some charming styles wore to the event for you. Sit back, relax and select a style for yourself. GET INSPIRED!!!