FOX FAMILY FOUNDATION
The Fox Family Foundation was proud to welcome twenty presenting organizations to our stage.
We funded the first two blind and visually impaired cohorts in RespectAbility's National Leadership Program. After successfully completing internship training, six Fox Fellows joined us as co-organizers of the Vision Fair.
Ollie Cantos, Board Chair of RespectAbility, delivered the keynote address.
CONGRESSMEMBER JUDY CHU
Congressmember Judy Chu of the California 27th presented the
Fox Family Foundation and RespectAbility with awards for their work
on behalf of the blind and visually impaired community.
AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE
Lee Huffman and Richard Rueda of the American Printing House talk about Career Connect and other new technologies.
ASIAN AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES INITIATIVE (AADI)
Kristin Kumagawa discusses the opportunities AADI provides.
ASIANS & PACIFIC ISLANDERS WITH DISABILITIES OF CALIFORNIA (APIDC)
Chester Hashizume speaks on behalf of APIDC.
FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS
Nathan Clookie leads a panel discussion featuring the Los Angeles chapter of Foundation Fighting Blindness.
HEARTS FOR SIGHT
Joseph Burton and Racquel Decipeda discuss Hearts for Sight's mission.
MAKAPO AQUATICS PROJECT
Dr. Mark Baldwin and RJ De Rama discuss how Makapo is innovating sports and recreation for the blind and visually impaired on the water.
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
Michael Richardson and Rochelle Houston talk about the work the
National Federation of the Blind does in the community.
ORGANIZATION FOR THE PHYSICALLY IMPAIRED
Jose Jimenez of the Organization for the Physically Impaired disucsses how Goal Ball is played.
Diane Quast talks about the great work Project ECHO does with students in business and entrepreneurship.
PROJECT INSIGHT - BIG PICTURE LEARNING
Fellow Daniela Atenco discusses her experiences with Project Insight.
REEL ABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL
Ashley Rodriguez talks about the Reel Abilities Film Festival.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EYE INSTITUTE (SCEI)
Dr. Carlos Lastra (en Español) and Dr. Joseph Cocozza discuss the Ophthalmic Technician Education Program at SCEI.
SPORTS AND RECREATION FOR THE BLIND
Rolando Romero and several of his colleagues from
Sports and Recreation for the Blind give a judo demonstration.
We were proud to have entertainers with disabilities perform led by
DJ Johnny Munoz (deejaybindope), Carlitos Gonzalez & Friends,
Trio Hermanos Carrillo and Straight Up Abilities Dance Company