“Where the children of tomorrow share their dreams”
Hong Kong Unison believes everyone, regardless of race and ethnicities, should enjoy equal opportunities and lead rewarding lives. Ethnic minorities of Hong Kong can also realize their dreams.
This April, Gary Leung, a local visually impaired runner will compete in Marathon des Sables to raise funds for Unison to help expand our "Ethnic Minority Tertiary Education Scholarship" programme and support our work in policy reforms on education and race discrimination.
For every $1,000 you donate, an ethnic minority parent is empowered through our Community Support Programme. For every $20,000 we raise, you are enabling an ethnic minority youth to receive a one-year scholarship and participate in capacity building workshops.
WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT.
About Hong Kong Unison ...
We strive for equal rights of local minorities and a society respects diversity and inclusion. We were instrumental in legislating the Race Discrimination Ordinance in Hong Kong and education reforms enabling minority students to have equal access to mainstream schools and the opportunity to learn Chinese. We continue to nurture ethnic minority youth to become leaders.
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About Gary ...
Gary is the first visually impaired runner in Asia to participate in Marathon des Sables. Gary completely his eyesight ten years ago. Depressed and disheartened for almost two years, he finally got up and started running. He now uses his expertise in marathon running to raise funds to support the vulnerable in the society.
Marathon des Sables ...
On April 5, 2020, Gary will be led by his guide runner Jacky, to commence his 7-day 250 km run in the Sahara Desert, carrying more than 15 kg of food and equipment under extreme weather.
Hong Kong Unison believes one day, local ethnic minorities can speak and write Chinese; they will not be randomly checked by police or denied accommodation rental because of their skin colour.