Category Archives: Youth

Disneyland Dreamers & Doers applications open in September


Disneyland Dreamers and Doers

Disneyland Dreamers & Doers Applications Open in September

By: O.C. Supervisor Lisa Bartlett

In honor of the 60th Diamond Anniversary Celebration, Disneyland Resort is proud to launch the Disneyland Resort Dreamers & Doers program. Deeply rooted in Disney’s commitment to supporting youth and the community, Disneyland Resort Dreamers & Doers celebrates the power of possibility and the youth who take action to improve their community, home or school.

The Disneyland Resort strives to drive positive change through four focus areas: Live Healthier, Strengthen Community, Conserve Nature and Think Creatively. We invite Orange County high school students to share their stories of how they are taking action for a brighter tomorrow in these four focus areas: Continue reading

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The Angels, Ducks and Disney invest in Anaheim’s underserved youth


Angels blood drive

Angels partner for ACT initiative in Anaheim

By Alden Gonzalez / MLB.com

ANAHEIM — The Angels have teamed up with the Anaheim Ducks and the Disneyland Resort as founding members in the Accelerate Change Together for Anaheim initiative, a new, collaborative program that helps to address gaps in services for the city’s underserved youth.

Earlier this year, the Disneyland Resort funded the Anaheim Youth Services Assessment, which highlighted areas of need for residents of Anaheim — California’s 10th largest city — ages 5 to 18. That prompted the Disneyland Resort to develop ACT Anaheim, where the three organizations have committed $3 million over three years in funding for a multi-year grant program. Continue reading