In May 2021, beYoureyeS’ workplace empowerment project ‘100 Day Engagement 2’ began enlisting. Lanjingling carried out 3 regular weekend activities, participated in 4 races, organized 2 CSR activities, and carried out 4 ‘Fitness 100’ accessible fitness events.
文字 Writer：陈晓斌 Clark CHEN
翻译 Translator：王弘毅 Yoyo WANG
编辑 Editor：李纪元 Annie LI
蓝睛灵编辑部 Lanjingling Editorial Office
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百日计划 100 Days Engagement
做你的眼睛·视障者职场赋能 “百日计划” 第2期招募开启
Enlisting to ‘100 Day Engagement’ beYoureyeS workplace empowerment program Season 2
On December 1st, 2020, the first season of ‘100 Day Engagement’ set sail. Today, numerous participants are accepted to Apple Inc and will join the company this June; some participants joined charity organizations; others maintained their positions and will help more handicapped individuals to pursue their dream careers.
On May 21st, the last of Apple’s global accessibility promotion days, the 2nd season of 100 Day Engagement opened its application channel. The editorial office then released a post where Luying Huang and Mingming Shi, participant and counselor of the first season, shared stories and experiences about the 100 Day Engagement program.
On June 20th, participants will congregate in Shanghai for a 4-5 day concentrated training camp. They will visit famous companies, communicate, and set their 100-day goals. Once back to their residences, they will practice the plans they made for themselves, with dedicated support to career development, and the opportunity of internships or jobs in simmilar corporations.
Workplace accessibility is a difficult goal, it needs 3 qualities: indomitable courage, persevering belief, and comprehensive vision.
The path that lies in front is full of obstacles and traps. Wish us a good journey with hope and companionship.
REGULAR WEEKEND ACTIVITIES
The beYoureyeS 241st to 243rd regular weekend activities were carried out on May 9th, 23rd, and 30th respectively in Century Park and Minhang Cultural Park.
Specifically, the 243rd activity on May 30th was carried out in Century Park, the other two were carried out in both Pudong and Puxi.
The scheduled activity on May 16th was cancelled due to unfavorable weathers.
In May, 5 visually impaired members joined us Lanjingling, they are Ling Zhang, Rigan Zhang, Chengjie Dong, Chengjun Huang, and Bin Li.
Our new members learned of Lanjingling from their friends. They joined this big family of people with different vision conditions to experience the mutual delight of sports and chatter.
Chengjun Huang is a retired athlete. Accompanied by Feiyang Pin, he ran 5 kilometers in just 20 minutes. He said: ‘it was brilliant, I will definitely come for a revisit
The rain’s temper is volatile these days, it was no different for the 23rd of May. Despite that, Chengrong Wang successfully passed the Dabai examination after safely guiding Xiaobin from the subway assembly point to the park, after overcoming multiple obstacles and a long narrow path.
Lanjingling Members Spontaneously Participated in Races
Bank of Shanghai: 2021 Shanghai Female Half-marathon
May is the season with fragrant grasses and blossoming petals. On May 1st, over 10 female members of Lanjingling participated in the 2021 Shanghai Female Half-marathon event, including Xinyun Jin, Yin Yao, Qing Zang, Li Xiang, and the Little Flying. The visually impaired Xinyun Jin completed the race with Li Xiang’s team at 2 hours 39 minutes, her guide runners were Hong Shi, the Little Flying, and Jing Chen.
2021 Minhang 10km Challenge
On May 1st, Lin Shen participated in the 2021 Minhang 10km challenge race, guided by Jianpin Wang and Jing Wu. He completed the challenge in 47 minutes and 17 seconds, breaking his PB with 20 seconds.
2021 ‘Radiant Walkers’ Charity City Hike, Shanghai
At 8:30 AM on May 9th, visually impaired brothers Tianbao and Tianyou participated in the 2021 ‘Radiant Walkers’ Charity City Hike (Shanghai round) event, accompanied by Yin Yao, Yannian Guo, Jianbin Wu, Yun Cai, and Uncle Bao. They successfully finished the 20.21 km challenge which commenced at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center. According to the rules, the event initiator will plant 3 trees (haloxylon ammondendron) for every individual participation, and 1 additional poplar tree for every successful completion.
beYoureyeS Adidas Special Event
At 2-3 pm, Saturday, May 29th, beYoureyeS carried out a special event in cooperation with Adidas at the adidas RUNBASE embankment matrix. Adidas arranged numerous teams of pacers at pace 530/600/630/700 to help out with the event.
Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
beYoureyeS-IBM CSR activity
beYoureyeS-IBM CSR activity was carried out in the forenoon of May 15th in Century Park, Pudong, with the world-leading IT company IBM. With interactive tutoring and guidance, participants stood in the shoes of the visually impaired, and developed a thorough understanding of the lifestyle of the visually impaired and how it’s like for them to do sports. Afterwards, they all said that they are willing to offer convenience for visually impaired people.
Lanjingling and Apple Inc Global Accessibility Awareness Day
On May 19th to 21st, Lanjingling is invited to participate in the Apple Inc Global Accessibility Awareness Day. In the cooperative exhibition area, Lanjingling presented the concept of accessibility and equality awareness, and introduced numerous Lanjingling activities to visitors.
In the Lanjingling special lot at 2 to 5 PM, May 21st, 20 visually impaired people from nationwide residences visited the exhibition area for Apple’s accessibility products, and attended the illustration conference on the job opportunities that Apple provides for the visually impaired.
As the event gradually came to the close, Jiyuan introduced the 100 Day Engagement program. Luying Huang, participant of the 100 Day Engagement Program and potential Apple employee, shared her ‘100 Day’ story in the form of an audio. The second season of ‘100 Day Engagement’ was launched.
看健100 Fitness 100
1-year Celebratory of Fitness 100
The 25th to 28th ‘Fitness 100’ accessible fitness activities were carried out on May 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st.
On May 10th, after the training session, coach Aidon shared a cake with several active participants to celebrate the 1st anniversary of Fitness 100
Between 2020 May and 2020 August, 11 virtual fitness activities were carried out.
September 9th, 2020, virtual fitness officially grounded. This reformed weekly fitness program was officially named ‘Fitness 100’.
Coach Aidon said, ‘The past year with them sweeties was a memorable experience for viewing fitness from an entirely new perspective, it reestablishes the incredible meanings behind fitness. I’m so delighted to see them practice in the gym, performing normal workout just like others, equally happy, equally enjoying. I think we will become better, our ‘Fitness 100’ will become more splendid in the future’
Lanjingling's Colorful Lives
In April, visually impaired member Chenhui Lu travelled with Mr. Yu, sister Hong, and Lianlian to the city of Dunhuang in Gansu Province, and participated in the ‘2021 Silk Road 100’ Gobi desert 100-km hike challenge.
Lanjingling editorial office released the courageous story of Chenhui’s growth and metamorphosis throughout the years, and how he challenged himself to achieve the impossible.
This marks the end of this newsletter, see you next month!
beYoureyeS is a charitable activity, launched in Shanghai in January 2015, is devoted to promoting the concept of sports accessibility, making it possible for persons with visually impairments.
Everyone attending our activities calls each other Lanijngling, no matter what kind of physical condition he or she is in, and that is where our NGO’s name came from.
We believe that everyone can participate in sports freely and naturally, can enjoy the happiness, freedom and well-being derived from sports.
We organize diverse activities, encourage all walks of life to participate in sports and cross-border, and ultimately be aware of human dignity.
We know that the road to follow requires a heart of the Ironman, needs physical strength and endurance, wisdom and courage, patience and time.
Thank you for your support and your company along the way.
Experiential Philanthropy Activity, CSR Activity, School Inclusive Activity, Adaptive Sports Race
Fitness 100、Rope 100、100Days Engagement
We hope that whilst we're in the competition together,
we may all converge our energy as one to make each and all strong，
We hope that whilst doing sports together,
we are able to find the nerve to be strong enough to face challenges head on.