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How Mr. Lopez Met Mr. Ayers (orginally aired March 17, 2009)
Three years ago, Los Angeles newspaper columnist Steve Lopez met Nathaniel Ayers, a homeless man with an incredible musical talent.

 

The Nathaniel Anthony Ayers Foundation serves as a voice for people who have been afflicted by mental illness.

Education


The Foundation is committed to raising public awareness about mental illness and the transformative power of art.
Foundation Lectureships at universities in Los Angeles, Cleveland and Atlanta.

The Foundation will produce concerts and exhibitions showcasing art produced by the mentally ill.

Advocacy

The Nathaniel Anthony Ayers Foundation serves a voice for people affected by mental illness. Through our website, we collect, document and share the experiences and journeys of individuals and families impacted by mental illness.

The foundation also advocates on behalf of public policy initiatives that ensure parity in health care coverage for the mental ill; increase funding for national issues; improve services in local communities through county funding from the state; and ensure due process for social service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Nathaniel Anthony Ayers Foundation serves as a voice for people who have been afflicted by mental illness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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