JOIN US on Saturday, April 13th 2019. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. !
Our 8th event was an expansive convergence of love. The growing voice and presence of Autistic people empowers something BIGGER for the world community! This is what we amplify and celebrate artistically!!
THIS YEAR’S DREAM THEME was a fun addition and we saw some very dreamy works. Take a BLINK at our VERY FUN event video created by Manuel Valenzuela w/ the awesome song BLINK By Our Canadian friend~Janet Panic!
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Award winning Artist, Activist, Educator SABRINA ZARCO was also a pleasure to meet and she has already chalked us into her scheduling for next year!! Please come out and meet Sabrina Z in ’19!
Sabrina with L.A. Neurodiversity partner Au Valencia!
Our ANCA partners Charlie and Leonora Collura were unable to join us due to health concerns for their son Anthony! We hope to see them here in 2019.
Check out their film trailer here…
We are anxiously awaiting OUR 2018 video…check back by May 15th! In the meantime here is last year’s video:
2017 EVENT VIDEO by Manuel Valenzuela!!
Southern California’s HOTTEST Autism Acceptance Event was powerfully joined again by representatives of LAND~ L.A. Neurodiversity and plan to see more factions of activists every year moving forward. PACLA~Parenting Autistic Children with Love and Acceptance and the Ed Wiley Autism Acceptance Library were represented with posters and hand-outs. INSIDE INFORMATION that parents NEED to pick up on!
Autism Spectrum Athletics have been an amazing event fiscal SPONSOR ! One of their athletes was an award winning chalker this year in the aspiring artist category! Very exciting local sports league for Autistic athletes. San Gabriel Valley Strong!!
Charter Oak Unified School District is a fantastic event sponsor and judging partner for our day of amazing street paintings Thank you to Becky Carr!
Also helping us judge the amazing art was The Ventura Art and Street painting festival Founder Barbara Betz Hinton! Thank you Barbara and see you at your fantastic Ventura Harbor event on September 8th and 9th this year!!
IKEA really stepped up their partnership with an exciting Kids Craft Area…quenching the Artist’s thirst with IKEA team members helping us judge as well. THANK YOU to IKEA!
FANTASTIC event partner Vanllee Hotel and Suites! Making it easy for our VIP’s to stay in town!
Emergence PAST the puzzle pc. by Chalk~Girl Lysa Ashley
The AutismHWY Chalk festival’s goal of amplifying cutting edge information from amazing Autistic activists, Artists and non-Autistic allies is the genesis for this family festival! Educating and providing the attendees with USEFUL ideas from the Autism inside track. Autistic people KNOW best Autism practices. We seek improvement in the ‘knowledge dynamics’ that will drive families toward successful future inner~standings of each other on the AutismHWY!
Delegates from ANCA’s World Autism Festival flew in for the 2017 and 2018 event and made a huge impact as always!! This year we saw~LIZ PRITCHARD Paperbag Comic & our local Autistic Pride Design CHAMP = RissaP ~CARISSA PACCERELLI !
Our event is a great place for families and friends to connect respectfully with HeART -for Autism and Neurodiversity!! Heritage Plaza Park located at 400 N. Citrus Ave. in downtown Covina at our beautiful home to spend the day- bring whatever you would need for an all day event at the park!! Look for natural artistic connections all day! Many of us constantly looking forward to seeing each other at this outdoor ART GALLERY each and every year!! Scooter’s Italian Ice had a line all day long ThankYOU again! We Will SEE YOU IN 2019!!
EMPOWERMENT through SELF~EXPRESSION. Again will be served..All DAY and OH SO sweet! SEE YOU SOON!