NEWS AND EVENTS

Join the JOY Foundation on #GivingTuesday! Click the donate today button below, and help us meet our goal of $10,000





























First Annual Parents United for Special Education Conference on Saturday, September 9, 2017. - FREE ADMISSION-


 

Please use the link below to RSVP and sign-up for workshops 
Contact Lupe Ibarra-Smith at 310-739-1466 or Aida Diaz at 310-450-8338 ext. 70331

Visit JOY’s Facebook Page:  Https://www.facebook.com/JewelsForYouth/ 
Website: jewelsofyouth.blog.com 



Por favor use el enlace para confirmar su asistencia y registrarse para los 
talleres antes del 31 de agosto https://goo.gl/forms/AnfAZvn5Yw5eNJca2 O
Comuníquese con Lupe Ibarra-Smith al 310-739-1466 o Aída Díaz al 310-450-8338 ext. 70331

Visite la página de Facebook de JOY Https://www.facebook.com/JewelsForYouth/ 
Sitio web:  jewelsofyouth.blog.com 





First Annual Parents United for Special Education Conference on Saturday, September 9, 2017. - FREE ADMISSION-














JOY will hold its 4th annual fundraiser, “Bring JOY to a Child’s Life” Dinner and Auction, at The Pavilion in Santa Monica, on May 30, 2015. If you are interested in helping a local organization that assists our special needs community, please consider donating merchandise, certificates, services and/or sponsoring the Dinner and Auction event.































We are featured Latin Business Today and LatinHeat Entertainment!









Hispanic Business Mom Launches JOY Foundation 

As a Hispanic business mother of twin sons who were both diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, Maria Lupe Ibarra-Smith set out to provide therapeutic services to improve the quality of life for children with special needs as well as underprivileged children. That’s the focus of the Jewels of Youth (JOY) Foundation, which she founded...READ MORE







Dancer to Advocate for Children With Disabilities

When I first met Maria Lupe Ibarra-Smith was way back in the mid-1990’s when she was making the Hollywood rounds as a professional dancer. There were auditions, gigs, huge possibilities, disappointments and more gigs. Then she got married and was booked for life in her most important job ever: As a mother of twin sons who were both diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder...READ MORE