Tuesday, January 29, 2013

IMA (Interactive Media Awards) Outstanding Achievement Award!

A great way to start 2013!  We are happy to announce the Drumming for Your Life website has won the prestigious IMA (Interactive Media Awards) Outstanding Achievement Award in the category of 'Nonprofit'!  

Our thanks to:
Cliff Hauser - Web Designer + Consultant
George Maimon - Web Designer
T Burrell - Editor

Here is the Link!!


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The Music Man!

Pacific Standard Magazine’s November / December 2012  issue has an in depth, contentious 8 page article on the Reading & Rhythm Program by Gabriel Kahn, a professor at the USC Annenberg for Communication and Journalism and a former LA Bureau Chief of the Wall Street Journal.

Pacific Standard Magazine Nov/Dec 2012
Excerpt from Pacific Standard Magazine

JOSÉ XUNCAX FIRST LANDED IN JAIL at 13 for armed robbery. Since then, he’s been in and out of the system, as he calls it, six times. Now, at 15, tall, muscled, with close-cropped brown hair and a scar over his left eye, he’s serving six months for another robbery. He lives at Camp Mendenhall, a juvenile-detention facility tucked between the mountains at the northern edge of Los Angeles County. School never meant much to José, and he stopped going entirely after probation officers showed up in his classroom to execute a warrant. When he arrived at the camp, he was, by his own account, ... Read More

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Writing & Rhythm

Happy New Year!  Exciting news!  Reading & Rhythm has been so successful with students we are now developing Writing & Rhythm.  More to follow soon!