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In response to the Covid-19 crisis, we have launched the Safer Horizons Fund. Our aim is to raise our $250,000 shortfall by June 30. If you are in a position to do so, we ask for your support for those in our care.
The following letter/testimonial was addressed to John C. Brauer, M.A., New Horizons’ President and CEO, on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. It expresses the heart of a father, and reflects why we do what we do… especially in times like these.
New Horizons’ May 2nd Gala is postponed ’til August.
Exciting News… thanks to a generous grant from the Windsong Foundation, New Horizons will be launching a youth program targeting young adults, assisting them to choose, get and keep employment.
New Year’s Client Dance, Fri. Jan 17, 2020 … Come join the fun!
New Horizons is helping adults with disabilities train for jobs, and one program helps them get ready for at grocery store jobs.
December 20, 2019 – Come join the fun!
We ask you to join the #GivingTuesday movement on December 3, 2019, and all of New Horizons will say, “Thank you!”
Our Leading the Way Campaign is underway.
Spectrum News 1 features New Horizons, Albertsons/Vons grocery stores, and the CA Department of Rehabilitation partnership on GoGrocery.
uring the month of October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), New Horizons was honored with an Access Award.
Friday, Nov. 15. This month we celebrate Thanksgiving with all the fixins!
Sunday, Dec. 8. A fun community event for the entire family! Very kid-friendly!
While the number of unemployed persons continues to decrease nationwide, the unemployment rate for persons with a disability is more than twice the rate of those with no disability.
The ability to make an impact is what really drives me.
Dear Friends and Supporters,
As we say good bye to the not-so-lazy days of summer, I am pleased to provide you with an overview of the many happenings here at New Horizons.
They’re the Valley’s most loyal workforce, these dedicated men and women from New Horizons with special needs who work at Von’s, Albertson’s and Jon’s supermarkets in the north Valley.
At a Legislative Thank You Luncheons held on August 7 and again on August 23, California State Assemblymembers Chris Holden (41st District) and Adrin Nazarian (45th District), along with California State Senator Henry Stern (27th District), and Sal Rodriguez, Opinion Editor for the Los Angeles Daily News, were recognized.
On Saturday, November 23, 2019, join our 5K Run, Walk and Roll to support New Horizons’ programs and services!
Since August of 2018, New Horizons, located in North Hills, California, has been offering its Employment Readiness program, creating better opportunities for adults with disabilities through job skills training. This program builds curiosity and empowers individuals for the work force.
New Horizons invites you to join us for a day of golf on June 24, 2019!
On Thursday, April 17, 2019 New Horizons proudly received a special proclamation from the City of Los Angeles at the Los Angeles City Hall in honor of its 65th Anniversary.
The last Tuesday of every month, join us for PARENT SUPPORT & WORKSHOP for Families Seeking Special Needs Child Services.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at our Client “Good Luck” Dance on March 15!
Be a Hero of Horizons! Written by Frieda Gockel
New Horizons…my hero. They provide so much for my son whose disability falls on the autism spectrum. When my son was in high school we wondered if he would ever be able to get a job.
Join New Horizons for our 65th Sapphire Jubilee Gala on March 30, 2019
On January 18, 2019 come join the fun! First dance of 2019! All are welcome!
The holidays bring so much joy along with a desire to give in the spirit of the season. In the same way we like to give presents to others, our clients who came up with Holiday Angels feel the need to spread cheer, too.
New Horizons’ 2018 Year End Appeal – Your Generosity Opens a World of Possibility for Clients Like Carmen and her co-workers.
The movement happens Tuesday, November 27th!
Monday, December 10, 2018, join us for our annual sing-a-long!
October 11, 2018 we’re hiring Direct Support Professionals/Caregivers for weekdays and weekends to assist Residents to succeed in a residential home by teaching them personal living sills and group activities.
As this year’s Direct Support Professionals week was celebrated from September 9 through 14, New Horizons took the time to also acknowledge our staff for the amazing job they do on behalf of our clients all year long.
Event happens on September 26, 2018! Join Us and Help New Horizons!
On Tuesday, July 17, New Horizons joined forces with CruBox to hold a fun “House Party Event,” meant to raise funds for the agency and to introduce New Horizons mission to a whole new group of friends and supporters.
Saturday, September 29th. Make plans to join us for a special walk.
On Tuesday, July 17th, New Horizons will co-host a “Boxing” Fundraiser!
On May 30, 2018 New Horizons TMA participants premiered their award winning films at the 3rd Annual MMTM film festival.
On Thursday, May 24, 2018, New Horizons celebrated the very best at our annual Above and Beyond Awards Luncheon!
On Saturday, June 9, 2018, Stephanie’s Day is a special day for special families.
New Horizons invites you to join our 15th Annual Golf Classic Tournament on Monday, June 25, 2018!
After nearly 3 decades, Gary Montgomery and Judy Vanpuyvelde still find joy in volunteering with New Horizons clients; as New Horizons awards them with the Dignity, Love and Compassion award. See their video by clicking “Read More” below.
On Saturday, April 8, 2018 come meet our new President & CEO!
On April 5, 2018 New Horizons to be host site for legislative leaders from local and State offices will participate in a community Town Hall.
With Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian on February 22!
The SFVBJ highlights President and CEO John C. Brauer.
New Horizons 15th Annual Gala happens on March 24, 2018!
As a key element in its strategic approach to the agency’s future, the New Horizons Board of Directors has announced the appointment of John C. Brauer as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 11, 2018.
Gala -March 24, Golf -June 25, & Walk -Sept 29
Join us on Monday, December 4th as we celebrate the holidays.
Twenty-five years ago New Horizons’ client Rowland Woods started working at McDonald’s Restaurant. And it became a match that was made to last. He applied for the job after gaining experience in Sam’s Cafe, the agency’s culinary program and banquet hall. He still remembers the day he started.
In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, on October 24, 2017 from 8:00am to 10:00am in Sam’s Cafe, come hear our distinguished panel of guest speakers, and learn about the benefits of hiring experienced and energetic employees with diverse abilities. #NDEAM
Dear Supporters of AB 279:
We worked as hard as we could to educate and persuade our legislature to pass AB279. But, ultimately, the Senate Appropriations Committee capitulated to a very powerful Governor who declared that he would not allow AB279 to become law.
Watch our films all Summer long on YouTube, and help us meet and win the contest! The Winner is calculated by the number of repeated views each film gets. We’re competing against 100 films. Help us be a winner!! We’re counting on you!!! Read more and view movies.
Event happens on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017, at CBS Studios Backlot, located at 4024 Radford in Studio City. Tek Shirts to the first 400 registered walkers!
Thanks to a nomination by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-46), on Wednesday, June 28th, New Horizons was named a 2017 California Non Profit of the Year as part of California Nonprofits Day.
At our Annual Board Installation reception held on June 28, 2017 at Sam’s Cafe, New Horizons welcome new Board Members.
Dear Family and Friends:
I am pleased to share with you New Horizons’ Annual Report for fiscal year 2016.
Since 1954 New Horizons has provided programs and services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. And while having been in existence for all these years, we learned early on that our outstanding achievements are directly correlated to the partnerships we have established with families and friends like you. Together we have empowered those we assist with the opportunity to live independent and fulfilled lives guided by their own unique desires.
On Sat., June 10, join us at Stephanie’s Day for valuable info.
Saturday Morning, October 14, 2017, at CBS/Radford Studios. Join us!
This letter posted discusses important issues behind AB 279. It was penned by New Horizons family and friend, Lena Rivkin; and posted in the Los Angeles Daily News on May 25, 2017.
On Wednesday, May 24, at CSUN’s Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC), participants in New Horizons Technology and Media Arts program joined others in the community to celebrate Mitchell Englander’s Making Movies that Matter and Short Film Festival.
Congratulations to New Horizons Board Member Christine Ward for her SFVBJ’s 2017 Women in Business awards nomination,
Wage Dilemma. Once destined for a life in institutions, many of the 280,000 individuals with developmental disorders living in California work alongside “neurotypical” individuals as employees at post offices, grocery stores, and other businesses.
Join us on April 24 for FREE Practical guidance on estate planning & more!
With all the buzz surrounding this year’s Oscar broadcast, New Horizons is excited to announce that we’ve been awarded the opportunity to participate in the 2nd Annual Mitchell Englander’s Making Movies that Matter (MMTM) and Short Film Festival.
Our 14th Annual Gala Celebration. Join us at Vibiana in downtown LA for a once in a lifetime experience featuring the culinary creativity of award winning Celebrity Chef Neal Fraser.
Join us on Wednesday, February 15th, as New Horizons hosts a multi-presentation event for the purpose of providing information on work, savings, and SSI Benefits.
February 18 and 19! Don’t miss the BIGGEST Baking and Pastry Convention on the West Coast this year will feature New Horizons Cookies in its Exhibit Hall!
Cynthia Sewell, long-time leader at New Horizons for the developmentally disabled, retired last month.
By Helen Floersh Monday, January 9, 2017
For the past 40 years, Cynthia Sewell has dedicated her career to improving the quality of life for those with intellectual disabilities.
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