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SWEET FREEDOM PROJECTS
Sweet Freedom has in the past, and continues in the present, to involve itself in a variety of diverse projects, the aims of which are to give voice to the unheard, to bring justice to the oppressed and to encourage peace and freedom within our communities.

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My LIfe  My Voice

The launch of ‘My Life My Voice’ – the song & music video was an occasion of huge excitement for all who have been associated with its production – the children & young adults with Down Syndrome, their parents & families, the Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Creative Industry, Brisbane City Council and Sweet Freedom Inc.

The project is unique in that the song has been written by people with Down syndrome to give others a little window into their world.

Through many workshops, sing-a-longs and discussions, a style of music kind of ‘bubbled up’ out of the participants. Quotes, favourite expressions, na na nas (for those in the group who are currently ‘non-verbal’) as well as some extremely poignant & insightful comments were structured into the lyrics. The resultant song is not one that asks for pity or assistance. It has not been composed to engage tears from its listeners.

It is up-tempo, centre-stage and proud.

Why wouldn’t it be? The performers are lovers of life who are singing of what they value – the lyrics are theirs.

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