Disability Awareness

Easterseals Southern California Raises $170,000 at 23rd Annual ‘Strides for Disability’

Strides raised $170,000, which will directly support Easterseals programs and participants while furthering disability inclusion in our community.

Easterseals SoCal Participants Volunteer at Comic-Con

Easterseals Adult Day Services participants with disabilities volunteered at Comic-Con 2023 in San Diego.

Easterseals SoCal Launches START Crisis Support Services

START offers resources to individuals experiencing crisis who have a history of developmental disability and mental health concerns.

Digital Inclusion Week: How Easterseals SoCal is Closing the Digital Divide

Explore these Easterseals SoCal programs that are closing the digital divide for people with disabilities.

Participants Create ‘Our Voices Matter’ Advocacy Group

Easterseals Southern California participants have created a monumental advocacy group called Our Voices Matter (OVM) to advocate for their rights and the rights of their peers.

Easterseals’ Technology Lending Library: Addressing the Digital Divide in the Disability Community

Easterseals Southern California launched its Technology Lending Library in the summer of 2022. This new program provides technology and training to people with disabilities throughout Los Angeles County.

Disability Pride Profile: Meet Easterseals Graphic Design Contractor Maria Hernandez

For Disability Pride Month, Maria shares career experiences and insights that demonstrate the importance of having inclusive workplaces.

For Your Holiday Movie Viewing Consideration: “The Peanut Butter Falcon”

“The Peanut Butter Falcon” is more than an enjoyable movie. The film, and its backstory, also provide an excellent example of what Easterseals means when it says we are looking to “change the way the world defines and views disability."

Impressions of the Easterseals Southern California Public Service Announcement Video Shoot

When the individuals from our Adult Day Service were told about an opportunity to be filmed for a public service announcement (PSA) in honor of Easterseals’ 100th Anniversary, everyone quickly indicated they wanted to be involved.

Easterseals Launches New “We Celebrate” PSA and Disability Inclusion Campaign

Easterseals champions all of life’s moments. All that makes us different, and yet, very much the same.  Our new “We Celebrate” ad campaign is a continuation of our groundbreaking 2018 “Celebrate. Don’t Separate.” campaign.