BuildUp at University of Florida Hillel

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 16, 2016.

UF Hillel has partnered with Camp Living Wonders, the Southeast’s only Jewish residential camp and intentional community built for people with cognitive and developmental disabilities, to launch BuildUp, a weekend event aimed at enhancing the lives of those with disabilities and mental health challenges through entrepreneurship and innovation.

During the event, which will take place February 19 through the 21 at UF Hillel, students and community members will come together to brainstorm, develop products and pitch ideas that will assist those with cognitive and developmental disabilities and mental health issues. The products will focus on solving challenges related to mobility, sensory, fine motor, communications and mental health.The event will be held in conjunction with Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month in February.