Long Beach Autism in Long Beach
On June 2, 2013 from 12pm to 5pm, Autism in Long Beach, along with Councilman Steven Neal of the Ninth District and ASK Long Beach, hosts the “Bully Free Zone 3” picnic in Houghton Park’s Skate Park in Long Beach. The purpose of the Bully Free Zone (BFZ) is to raise awareness and promote unity.
The sounds of laughter, music, and skateboards striking the pavement filled the air at the Bully Free Zone 2 Picnic on June 3, held at Houghton Park in Long Beach. Coordinated by Jane Tipton of Autism in Long Beach, this event was a welcome relief for many parents, especially those raising an autistic child.
On June 3, 2012 from 12pm to 5pm, Autism in Long Beach, along with Councilman Steven Neal (9th District) and ASK Long Beach (asklongbeach.org), host the “Bully Free Zone 2” picnic in Houghton Park’s Skate Park in Long Beach.
EverythingLongBeach.com recently spoke with Autism in Long Beach/Jane Tipton, Jane Tipton, CEO of Autism in Long Beach, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.
Long Beach-based independent label 37 Records will showcase singer-songwriter Cathy-Anne McClintock and alternative rockers The Gromble this weekend at “Kindness,” a fundraiser for BKindLB.
A new anti-bullying themed video of Cathy-Anne’s song “No Matter What” — originally recorded with Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea on her 2009 self-titled debut album — will debut at the event, which is designed to illuminate new ways people can “BKind” to each other, to ourselves and to the city of Long Beach.
Autism in Long Beach, a local non-profit dedicated to providing awareness, resources, and support for families on the spectrum, will partner with Long Beach Skate Company, and others, to present its first-ever Collaborative Autism Summer Picnic, Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Bixby Park.