Tag archives: Rendy Freedman

Pandemic Purge: How a Digital Cleanse and Self-Love Can Put You on a Path to Healthy Living
By Nick Masuda   |   May 27, 2021

Imagine yourself sans that iPhone in your back pocket — ahem, permanently glued to the palm of your hand if we are being honest — or countless work Zoom meetings where you pray that no one requires you to click the “Start Video” button. Imagine not being among the 18% increase in year-over-year in-home data […]

Budgeting for Disaster Allowed AHA! To Continue Mission
By Mitchell Kriegman   |   April 2, 2020

AHA! equips teenagers, educators, and parents with social and emotional intelligence to dismantle apathy, prevent despair, and interrupt hate-based behavior. The organization prides itself on a program based on mindfulness, awareness, connection, empathy, and resilience. Resilience certainly is something we all need and can use in this time of crisis. The teenage years for many […]

Sing it Loud, Sing it Proud
By Richard Mineards   |   May 23, 2019

It was music to everyone’s ears when AHA!, which has brought social-emotional learning to more than 25,000 teachers, parents, and young people over the past 20 years, hosted its 16th annual Sing It Out at the Lobero. The sold-out event, which raised around $200,000 for the organization, was the culmination celebration of a 12-week spring […]

AHA! Teens Fire & Flood Peace & Resources Event
By Joanne Calitri   |   April 19, 2018

AHA! Co-founders and directors Jennifer Freed and Rendy Freedman are pleased to announce “Rising Together”, a free community event for the South Coast area to find support and resources post the Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslide. The event is set for SB City College West Campus on Saturday, April 21, at 9 am. It was […]