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Orange County Register MONTAGE HERO of the MONTH is OCCTAC Founder, Dr. Ana Jimenez-Hami (Video)

Her story was featured in the “Everyday Heroes” column running every Monday in the Local section of the Register. For her tireless, unpaid volunteer efforts that have provided arts education and social support to thousands of underprivileged families. Jimenez-Hami will receive a two-night stay at the luxury beachfront hotel, Montage Laguna Beach.

PBS: OCCTAC Founder Dr. Ana Jimenez-Hami Interviewed on PBS SoCal KOCE

Aired: 08/07/2013 WATCH VIDEO

Art can be used to communicate universal themes of love, peace and even sorrow. For the artist, the message can be therapeutic, expressing feelings and emotions that the spoken word cannot convey. Ann Pulice and Greg Ricks are joined by OC Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center founder Ana Jimenez-Hami to discuss the therapeutic benefits of the arts.