AWARD-WINNING ACTORS ZACK GOTTSAGEN AND JAMIE BREWER JOIN GLOBAL FOR AN EPIC VIRTUAL DANCE NIGHT ON WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY AND RANDOM DRAW

Celebrities and attendees from around the world will join GLOBAL on Friday, March 18 to celebrate the SXSW Film Festival nomination of Delta Spirit’s ‘What’s Done Is Done’

GLOBAL’s I Love You Epic Dance Party

GLOBAL’s Epic I Love You Dance Party celebrating World Down Syndrome Day will take place virtually on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 6:30 PM MT

Delta Spirit’s “What’s Done Is Done” World Premiere at SXSW 2022

GLOBAL Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Awardees Jamie Brewer and Zack Gottsagen featured in

GLOBAL Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Awardees Jamie Brewer and Zack Gottsagen Featured in Delta Spirit’s “What’s Done Is Done”

Denver, CO, March 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, World Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) has announced that it will be hosting an EPIC World Down Syndrome Day Virtual Dance Party on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 6:30 PM MT. Award-winning actors and GLOBAL Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Awardees Zack Gottsagen and Jamie Brewer will be on hand to present Delta Spirit’s new single, What is done is done – the first music video featuring professional actors with Down syndrome accepted at the prestigious SXSW Film Festival.

Other celebrities in attendance included the lead singer of Delta Spirit Matthew Logan Vasquezsuper model, GLOBAL Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Awardee and activist Amanda Boothtelevision and radio personality Kathie J.and filmmaker Michael Parks Randa.

A highlight of the evening will be a draw for the GLOBAL prize. The winner will make an appearance in the next Michael Parks Randa music video. Additional prizes are $50 gift cards.

“GLOBAL’s work to extend life and improve health outcomes is truly inspiring,” says Randa. “I’m honored to have Jamie and Zack in my music video and to have GLOBAL as my trusted partner. I can’t wait to meet the winner of the drawing and dance the night away with lots of great people on March 18th. .

“We are thrilled that Michael and all of our friends are ready to put on their dancing shoes and join us,” said Michelle Sie Whitten, President and CEO of GLOBAL. “It’s a chance to celebrate OUR day and honor American Horror Story’s Jamie Brewer and The Peanut Butter Falcon’s Zack Gottsagen. We’ll also get to hear firsthand the deep connections Amanda and Matthew with the Down Syndrome community. It’s going to be very special.

DJ Walt Blanc and DJ Shane Beard (The Love DJ) will oversee the music for the dance party and ensure everyone is “highlighted” on full screen and has a chance to dance and shine.

You can Register, Honor a loved one, Share your photosWhere Learn more about the GLOBAL EPIC Dance Party here!

What is done is done is preceded by other music videos promoting the inclusion of people with Down syndrome, including that of Natalie Merchant WonderJ.Balvin’s Lo Que Dios QuieraSigur Ros’ Seven-g-englarand Jason Crabb love is stronger.

World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated around the world on 03/21, a date that represents “3” copies of chromone “21”, which is a distinguishing feature of people with Down syndrome.

About the World Down Syndrome Foundation

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) is the largest nonprofit organization in the United States working to save lives and dramatically improve health outcomes for people with Down syndrome. GLOBAL has donated more than $32 million to create the first Down Syndrome Research Institute that supports more than 400 scientists and over 2,000 Down Syndrome patients from 33 states and 10 countries. Working closely with Congress and the National Institutes of Health, GLOBAL is the leading advocacy organization in the United States for Down syndrome research and care. GLOBAL has over 120 organizations with Down syndrome worldwide and is part of a network of affiliates – the Crnic Institute for Down Syndromethe Sie Center for Down Syndromeand the Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognition at the University of Colorado – all on the medical campus in Anschutz.

GLOBAL’s widely distributed medical publications include Global guidelines for medical care for adults with Down syndrome, Prenatal Screening and Down Syndrome Informationand the award-winning magazine Down Syndrome WorldMT . GLOBAL also organizes the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, the largest Down syndrome fundraiser in the world. Visit globaldownsyndrome.org and follow us on social media (Facebook & Twitter: @GDSFoundation, Instagram: @globaldownsyndrome).

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CONTACT: Anca Call Global Down Syndrome Foundation (720) 320-3832 [email protected]
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