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In total there were 12 participants who received recognition in each of the 5 categories of the competition, organized by the 1799 Inclusion Project of the University of La Serena.

In order to promote educational and social inclusion as a fundamental right of persons with disabilities and other groups historically excluded from social and educational development, the 1799 Inclusion Project of the University of La Serena held the contest “ Art and Inclusion of People with Disabilities and Other Excluded Groups ”, addressed to the university community and that last Friday, December 20, held its awards ceremony, in which 12 participants were distinguished.inclusion2 contest

In total there were 60 people who participated in each of the 5 categories (Micro Story, Photography, Micro video, Ideas of Inclusion and Poster) of the competition, works that were evaluated by a jury composed of academics and officials of the house of studies .

As indicated by the organizers, with the development of this contest the participation of students from different careers in one of the categories was achieved. “Through some artistic manifestation it was possible to reflect on the impact of a truly inclusive culture on society, and how discrimination violates the human rights of people with disabilities and other excluded groups such as migrants, indigenous peoples, sexual diversity , people in a condition of vulnerability, etc. ”, they said.

Together with the awards to each of the winners, a diploma of recognition was given to each of the students who voluntarily collaborated with the 1799 Project during this year.

The contest was convened by the ULS Inclusion Commission, made up of the Library team, Project 1799, academics, officials and students.