PASADENA – ColoradoBoulevard.net:
The Johnson Family Legacy ScholarshipsFUND (jflsFUND) is launching a new fundraising campaign to award its annual scholarships for deserving John Muir High School seniors, as well as help in the national distribution of “Can We All Get Along? The Segregation of John Muir High School” to all 350 PBS stations across the United States.
By News Desk
The jflsFUND was established in 2017 as a “simple act of paying it forward” in memory of lives and legacies of deceased members of the Edward H. Johnson Family. Since its establishment, the jflsFUND has been able to award twenty (20) scholarships for a total of $10,000.
This 2023-2024 fundraising campaign will last thru September 28th. The goal of this year’s campaign is $5,000.00 All donations are welcomed and can be made at this link or mailed to:
P.O. Box #91866
Pasadena, CA 91109
All donations are tax deductible and will be acknowledged by The Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF). PEF is the financial administrator of The jflsFUND.
“Can We All Get Along? The Segregation of John Muir High School” by Class of ’82 John Muir High Alumnus, Pablo Miralles, had its Southern California PBS premiere in September 2022 leading to an Emmy nomination and winning two prestigious LA Press Awards. Now, with the support of the jflsFUND fundraising, every PBS station across the network will be able to broadcast the film.
“The jflsFUND is an excellent example of what makes Muir special, family,” said Pablo Miralles. “I could not be prouder to have their name associated with my film.”
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