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Exciting News for 2023!

Read about what we have in store for January and the rest of 2023

We are so excited to kick off 2023 with a blast. Starting this month, we will be offering free virtual classes and training seminars for individuals with disabilities and their families. We are also restarting our adaptive basketball program from Jan 29th! This program will cost $75 and will continue for 5 weeks. We have a whole year's worth of events planned for our families, and have already scheduled them for you! You can click on our new calendar to take a look at these events and save the dates! 

Go ahead and click on the buttons of the events you want to learn more about! We promise you that you won't be disappointed.

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Read about our latest achievement!

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded a grant.

Earlier this year we applied for a grant, and we are pleased to share that we were successful! This Digital Inclusion Grant will be sponsored by Ciena, and will be used for improving the lives of individuals with disabilities. Here are some of the new and current programs that will be improved with this grant:

1. WeEMBRACE Creations: A Platform to help individuals with disabilities sell products from their micro-enterprises

2. Resource Directory Creation

3. Improved Virtual Offerings: New Classes and Trainings!

4. WeEMBRACE Marketplace: A one-stop online destination to exchange services, goods and information solely pertaining to helping individuals with disbailities.

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Book Fall 2022 Virtual Classes Now!

Our classes start on September 11, 2022.

After a 2 month break, we are back with our free virtual classes for individuals with disabilities! We have 30 classes for you, and they are all led by our super amazing volunteers. Make sure you sign up for these classes as they are a great way to socialize and learn new things during this summer. 

If you are interested in booking classes, make sure you have registered and created an account on our website! Both of these steps are completely free.

 

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Crazy Busy September!

We are starting 4 new programs, and hosting our first annual sports day!

We've been super busy over the summer to come up with new programs for our families. Starting September 10th, we will be launching 3 new programs! Here are the details:

September 10th: Community Walks Start

September 10th: In Person Enrichment Programs Start

September 11th: Support Groups Start

We are also excited to announce our very first Annual Sports Day! We looked around and noticed that there weren't a lot of events like this, and wanted to create something unique for individuals with disabilities. Our first annual sports day will take place on September 25th, 2022.

Finally, we are in the works of starting an Adaptive Sports Program for individuals with disabilities. Details will be shared via newsletter and social media very soon. If you haven't signed up for our mailing list already, please do so!

 

Summer 2022 Virtual Classes start June 13th!

You can start booking our classes on Wednesday, June 1st 2022.

After a 1 month break, we are back with our free virtual classes for individuals with disabilities! We have 20 classes for you, and they are all led by our super amazing volunteers. Make sure you sign up for these classes as they are a great way to socialize and learn new things during this summer. 

If you are interested in booking classes, make sure you have registered and created an account on our website! Both of these steps are completely free.

 

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WeEMBRACE Resource Fair

RSVP for our Disability Resource Fair and Arts & Crafts Fair!

For our first official in-person event since COVID-19, we will be hosting a Disability Resource Fair, and Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday, June 4th 2022 at Folsom High School in Folsom, CA. We have over 50 vendors who provide services and products for individuals with disabilities attending the event! Entry is completely free to the public. We will also be sharing information about our new initiative for individuals with disabilities hoping to launch their own businesses: WeEMBRACE Creations.

 

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WeEMBRACE receives Platinum Transparency 

We’re excited to share that our organization has earned a 2022 Platinum Seal of Transparency with Candid! We will always strive to reach the highest standards of transparency and honesty. 

If you want to support our organization, please consider donating to our causes! You can donate by clicking the donate button at the top of our website (in the menu in mobile version)

 

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WeEMBRACE Kids take on Ciena Solutions Challenge

Read about their project: Zero Waste Celebrations

Our kids worked with Cienna employees on their project: Zero Waste celebrations to answer questions about how we can integrate entertainment and celebration for an ecologically friendly world. We are happy to share that Zero Waste Celebrations was identified as a project to be featured in the Ciena Solutions Challenge Online Gallery, showcasing inspiring examples of youth creativity and innovation from around the world.

 

Click to here to learn more about their project!

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