Millions inspired by the 'One Community, Many Abilities' Campaign

Millions inspired by the 'One Community, Many Abilities' Campaign

Thursday, 4 July 2024

The stories of five inspiring Penrith residents living with disability have reached more than 1 million people across social media, as people from around the world embrace Penrith City Council’s 'One Community, Many Abilities' campaign.

The campaign, which aims to raise awareness about the valuable contributions people living with disability can make, includes a series of online videos from five inspiring individuals.

Closer to home, the five stars of the 'One Community, Many Abilities' campaign gathered at Penrith’s Civic Centre on Tuesday 25 June to share their compelling stories with Council staff.

Mayor Todd Carney expressed his admiration of the stars of the campaign.

“It is truly inspiring to hear the stories of Julian, Lauren, Marley, Madeleine, and Jesse. Their resilience and contributions highlight the incredible diversity and strength within our community,” Cr Carney said.

“I encourage everyone to get behind the 'One Community, Many Abilities' campaign. You can show your support by going to our website, reading the stories, and watching the videos about these people in our community.

"The campaign is a testament to the inclusive spirit of Penrith," Mayor Carney continued. "We are committed to making our city a place where everyone is celebrated and valued for their unique contributions."

Don't miss your chance to learn more about the lives of people living with disabilities and the incredible contributions they make to our city. Together, let's make Penrith a place where EVERYONE is celebrated.

Visit and get involved today.

Image Captions:
Photo 1: First row: Jesse and Julian. Second Row: L-R Lauren, Madeleine, and Marley.
Photo 2: Talent and Staff

Information contained within this news release was correct as at Thursday, 4 July 2024.