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Light it Red for Dyslexia 2020

Light it Red for Dyslexia Awareness is a volunteer initiative by Code REaD Dyslexia Network, a national registered charity, to light significant monuments, buildings and landmarks across Australia in RED for Dyslexia Awareness.

Why all the RED?

Ask any dyslexic about their school experience and they will tell you about the gut wrenching fear of receiving back their school work covered in red crosses and comments. When Light it Red started in 2015, it was about taking back the power of that colour to raise awareness. The colour influenced our name Code Read (pronounced RED) Dyslexia Network. Red is disruptive and cannot be ignored but it also highlights the urgency of the situation. In effect we wanted to say that it is time to stop sweeping this important issue under the carpet and take action.

 

ArrowOUR VISION IS FOR ALL PEOPLE WITH DYSLEXIA TO BE UNDERSTOOD, ACKNOWLEDGED, EMPOWERED AND TO HAVE EQUAL ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY.

 

JOIN OUR CAMPAIGN

We’re asking for your help to light up Australia RED in October 2020, here’s how you can get involved:

Lightbulb_Mini Arrange to light up your building, monument or landmark Red during the month of October. Once you know it is going RED register with us using the button below.

Lightbulb_Mini If you know someone who can help light a building red, download our template letter you can approach them with.

Lightbulb_Mini Use our downloadable’s on your digital channels – or you can print them and display them at your work and in your community.

Lightbulb_Mini Take photo’s of places in your area that have lit up RED for Light it RED and share on social media with the hashtag #LIR2020

Lightbulb_Mini We have expanded Light it Red to make it possible for even more of you to join us in raising awareness of dyslexia in October, check out our #doitRED for Dyslexia campaign for lots of simple ways you can help us shine a spotlight on dyslexia.

Lightbulb_Mini Email us for further information or specific questions.

Australian Capital Territory

8th – Telstra Tower, Acton
8th – Canberra Airport, Terminal Cct
New South Wales

8th – Luminous Darling Harbour, Sydney
All month – Goulburn Visitor Information Centre, Goulburn

Northern Territory

8th to 31st – Palmerston Water Tower, Palmerston

29th – 31st October Mindil Beach Casino Darwin

Queensland

8th – The Big Banana, Coffs Harbour
11th – Victoria Bridge, Brisbane
11th – Story Bridge, New Farm

South Australia

4th to 12th – HMAS Whyalla, Whyalla
5th to end of October – SMD Tutoring Office, Kapunda
Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide

9th to 13th October Port Lincoln Silos

 

Tasmania

Victoria

8th – Flinders Street Station, Melbourne
8th – Melbourne Star Observation Wheel,
16th to 22nd – Ballarat Town Hall, Ballarat
16th to 22nd – Fountain Lake, Wendouree

Western Australia

8th – Broome Water Tower, Broome
8th – Fremantle Prison, Fremantle

 

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