2016 Distinguished Business Award Disneyland Resort (Anaheim, CA) Disneyland Resort has a commitment to inclusiveness and promoting diversity. Disneyland Resort is being recognized for its commitment to inclusiveness, promoting diversity in the company’s culture and community building through its support of various programs including scholarship funding for diverse students, and championing efforts to launch Accelerate Change
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2016 Outstanding BRIDGES School Honoree Loara High School (Anaheim, CA) Loara High School works to improve the school climate for all students. Under the umbrella of a school-wide anti-violence campaign, Loara High School and the BRIDGES Program have been built a network that includes the Ethnic Studies Program, the Theater Department, Peer Mediators, and Boys Town.
2016 Diverse Community Leaders Award Honoree Scott Larson (Irvine, CA) Scott Larson helps house and feed the homeless. Scott Larson is the Executive Director of HomeAid Orange County and a volunteer on the Orange County Commission to End Homelessness. HomeAid leverages private developer’s donated goods and services to benefit of affordable housing and homeless shelters. The organization
2016 Diverse Community Leaders Award Honoree Gurpreet & Bicky Singh (Orange, CA) Gurpreet and Bicky Singh help educate and challenge stereotypes. In the wake of September 11, when many Sikhs were harassed, the Singhs created the The Sikhlens Arts and Film Festival at Chapman University. This three-day event draws over 500 people annually to learn about and
2016 Diverse Community Leaders Award Honoree Steve Kim (Santa Ana, CA) Steve Kim reintegrates former gang members into their communities. In 2014, after 15 years working with traumatized and abandoned youth, Steve Kim co-founded Project Kinship to reintegrate former gang members and the incarcerated. Project Kinship helps clients develop the coping skills that lead to meaningful and
2016 Diverse Community Leaders Award Honoree Parents in Action Group (Grupo de Padres en Accion), the Alameda-Brownwood-Catalina Community Leaders (West Anaheim, CA) The ABC Core Leaders are committed to transforming their neighborhood . The Alameda-Brownwood-Catalina (ABC) neighborhood in West Anaheim is a low-income, under-served community with gangs, crime, drugs, and substandard housing. Work in this neighborhood can
2016 Community-Policing Award Honoree Officer Juan Muñoz (Huntington Beach Police Department) Officer Muñoz coordinates the Citizenship Academy for Spanish-speaking residents to build relationships between Huntington Beach Police Department and OakView neighborhood residents. The Oak View Community is rich with culture and personality. And, its local Police Department has struggled over the years to connect in ways