fbpx

Donor Supporters

Jessie Ong

Alhambra Source provides objective and important news reporting for our community.

Efren Moreno, Former Alhambra Mayor

Thank you Alhambra Source for truly informing the residents of Alhambra.

Jeff Maloney, Alhambra City Council Member

The Source has become an important source for news, public interest, and serious journalism in our community. Keep it up!

Sara Harris

As a career journalist and EJ advocate, I see community-based media like the Alhambra Source as crucial to democracy and equality.

Chris Olson

I support Alhambra Source as often as I can because I believe a free and independent press is vital to the democratic process. No other news outlet with high journalistic standards consistently covers the stories and issues that matter to our community.

Adele Andrade Stadler, Alhambra City Council Member

The Source is a great independent newspaper that celebrates the communities and is not afraid to ask the tough questions!

Cliff Bender, Vice President, Alhambra Education Foundation

I want to know what's going on in my community- News, events, and human interest stories. The Alhambra Source gives me the information I need.

Joyce & Oscar Amaro, Alhambra Preservation Group

We support Alhambra Source because this online news source is vitally important in engaging, informing and educating the residents of Alhambra.

Laura Vasquez

Alhambrans need to know the truth about our area!

Michael Lawrence, Alhambra Arts Commissioner

Keep bringing on the stories. The Source has given us so much and I am happy to donate to such an important part of our community.

Karsen Luthi

Thank you for creating Alhambra Source and providing timely reporting of important local news. Fight on!

Mr. Konnyaku

I support news reporting that is unbiased and informative. Really enjoy the excellent coverage on local city council and planning commission meetings.

Guadulesa Rivera

Alhambra Source unifies the community and keeps us involved.

Erwin Lee

Such a valuable source of what’s happening in city where we live. Objective reporting that informs us and allows us to come to our own conclusions.

Go Blue for Special Needs Awareness Campaign

Location

ALL OVER

Alhambra , CA United States

ACADEMY OF SPECIAL DREAMS SPONSORS “GO BLUE FOR SPECIAL NEEDS AWARENESS” MONTH

The Academy of Special Dreams announced today its latest effort to bring awareness to the special needs community.  “Go BLUE for Special Needs Awareness” is a grass roots campaign asking everyone to wear an item of blue clothing every Friday of March 2011, to show their support for the special needs community.  Supporters are asked to send a photograph via e-mail JPEG attachment to the Special Academy which will post the photographs on its website – www.specialacademy.org – and Facebook page – www.facebook.com/special academy.

“People with physical or mental disabilities have long been precluded from fully participating in all aspects of society, sadly sometimes because of purposeful discrimination,” said Michael Dergar, President and CEO of the Pasadena-based Academy of Special Dreams.  “Despite the historic passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990, and most recently with the 2008 amendments to the ADA, there still is much to do to create awareness that physical and mental disabilities should not diminish a person’s right to fully participate in our society.  We believe there is a wonderful world of creativity yearning to be discovered among people with disabilities, and thus the Special Academy’s specific mission is to provide opportunities for adults of the special needs community to encourage, promote and showcase their artistic expressions.”

“Go BLUE for Special Needs Awareness is just one small step toward building a society that someday will never discriminate against a person on the basis of disability in any aspect of life,” noted Mr. Dergar.

# # # #

About Academy of Special Dreams

The Academy of Special Dreams is an internet company based in Pasadena, California, which offers sponsors web-based tools to create brand awareness and expand marketing opportunities while demonstrating support for the artistic expressions of the special needs community. More information about the Special Academy can be found at www.specialacademy.org.

Contact

Academy of Special Dreams

Jerry J. Ruiz, tel. (323) 253-7380

[email protected]

The Alhambra Source encourages comment on our stories. However, we do not vet comments for accuracy or endorse links to posts in the comment section. The thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to the author of the comment.

Leave a Reply