Ready, Set, Gold! recently conducted its end-of-(school) year evaluation at the LA ’84 Foundation and a turnout of more than 30 people – which included Olympians, Paralympians and teachers – participated in our best program ever! First, RSG! Chairman John Naber (swimming ’76) offered up his always-insightful thoughts on L.A.’s bid prospects for the 2024 Games. Attendees then got a formal introduction to Olympian John Moffet (swimming, ’80, ’84), the new head of the Southern California Olympians & Paralympians Association (SCOPA). Finally, keynote presenters Chad Fenwick from LAUSD and Olympian Tai Babilonia (pair skating, ’76, ’80) spoke on the process of implementing the RSG! program into a new school.
The documentary RED WHITE BLACK & BLUE ODYSSEY hits theaters August 15. The film chronicles the ICEF Rugby Program in South Los Angeles, as head coach and founder Stuart Krohn brings the sport of rugby to Inner City high school boys and girls, taking them around the world to compete against international teams. Check out the trailer by clicking here. … [Read More...] about ICEF Rugby Program Featured in New Doc
As a young child, I remember seeing a Boy Scout stop to help a little old lady, with a cane, cross the street. My mother told me that that was the right thing for people to do. That is just what the ADA does, and that is just part of why it is wonderful. July 26, 2017 marks the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We are all growing older and over 37 million people in our country have a disability. But it is not just ourselves we are concerned about. Nearly 25% of … [Read More...] about A Special Message from CDP Disabilities Caucus Chair Hene Kelly on today’s anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act
Four RSG! Olympians were recognized during “Olympic Night” at Dodger Stadium earlier this week. Pictured left to right are swimmers Katherine Starr and John Moffet, figure skater Tai Babilonia, and diver Craig Lincoln. … [Read More...] about RSG! Olympians Recognized at Dodger Stadium