The Sundial

Autism Speaks does not represent the voices of autistic people

Photo courtesy of MCT

Jeffrey Zide

April 23, 2012

If you decide to donate money for Autism Awareness Month this April, be mindful of where your money is going. There are many viable autism charities — the Dan Marino Foundation, Autism Self-Advocay Network and Aspies for Freedom — but I beg you not to donate to one organization: Autism Speak...

CSUN hosts fundraisers for autism this week

Sigourney B. Nuñez

April 18, 2011

A single puzzle piece is the national symbol for autism awareness. It is also, the driving force behind the philanthropic work done by CSUN’s volunteer program, Unified We Serve. According to Autism Speaks, the largest autism science and advocacy organization in the country, it is estimated that...

Big Show glow stick funds donated to Autism Speaks

Adria Brodie

October 19, 2010

A.S. and SPACE were recognized for being the first entities on campus to take on a campus-wide challenge against autism. Ali Garcia, the executive director of SPACE, and Justin Weiss, coordinator for the Unified We Serve volunteer program at CSUN, presented a  $1,693 check to the executive director...

Students bring autism awareness through art

Katie Donahue

October 19, 2010

Autism awareness was brought to the CSUN campus Tuesday with an art walk held under Sierra Tower. “Art for Change” was held by the United Sorority and Fraternity Council (USFC) and was part of a larger challenge from Unified We Serve, a volunteer program on campus. “We launched a chal...

CSUN clubs and organizations to host Autism Speaks event and encourage the community to participate in events to raise awareness and funds for research

Stephanie Bermudez

April 13, 2010

CSUN sorority Alpha Phi Delta, along with other organizations will be hosting the 11th annual Xi Champs, an event that raises money and awareness for the organization Autism Speaks. The event will be held on different days, said Dianna Hodge, Alpha Xi Delta member and one of the coordinators of the...

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