Today I learned about a wonderful organization called Hollygrove (www.hollygrove.org). They’re always looking for volunteers and donations are always welcome. Hollygrove was founded in 1880 as the Los Angeles Orphans Home Society. Since its inception, Hollygrove has cared for more than 20,000 children. The early years were dedicated to serving orphaned children. From the late 1950’s,...
“Redefining DisABILITY in the Media” Panel Recap
Although it was almost two months ago, I wanted to share a full recap on the “Redefining DisABILITY in the Media” panel. The “Redefining DisABILITY in the Media” panel was held at CAA on Monday, October 10th at 9 PM. There were 160 people in attendance from actors to entertainment lawyers to casting directors and disability advocates. This event was designed as a disability-inclusive diversity...
Communities In Schools Mentorship Update
I had an amazing afternoon with the girl I’m a mentor to on Sunday afternoon. We had a great reason to celebrate. She’s a senior in high school and she was just accepted into her first college! We went to lunch at California Pizza Kitchen followed by Starbucks for coffee. It was her first time at either place. Sunday was one of those days where I realized how important it is for us to...
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and...– Maria Robinson
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation...– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.– Erika Cosby I look forward to spending the next week with my father. It’s the first time that I’ve seen him in seven months. We’re overdue for a proper catch up! I love you Dad and I can’t wait to see you tomorrow night!
Be who you are and say what you feel, for those who mind don’t matter, and...– Dr. Seuss
Our movement started with the word never. ‘You’ll never walk again...– Robert Redford narrating “The Movement”
Never forget, no matter how overwhelming life’s challenges and problems seem to...– Buckminster Fuller (via quote-book)