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NLACRC Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Lanterman Act


Lanterman Board Member Yudy Mazariegos and Executive Director Melinda Sullivan attended a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act hosted by North Los Angeles County Regional Center.

This celebration included a viewing of "We’re Here to Speak for Justice," a documentary on the founding of the regional center system. Carol Liu, former state senator, was also honored at the event and recognized as a tireless advocate for people with developmental disabilities during her terms. 

Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (46th District) was in attendance as well and stated that the documentary should be required viewing. He also encouraged regional center families to connect with their local representatives.

Top Photo (left to right): Diane Ambrose, deputy director of NLACRC; Lanterman Executive Director Melinda Sullivan; former State Senator Carol Liu; and George Stevens, executive director of NLACRC

Center Left Photo: Former State Senator Carol Liu

Center Right Photo: Steve Miller, retired executive director of Tierra del Sol

Bottom Photo (left to right): Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian and Lanterman Board Member Yudy Mazariegos