Nancy Speaks at the Hip Hop Chess Federation’s Spring Classic

Nancy Speaks at the Hip Hop Chess Federation’s Spring Classic

Founded by award winning Lecturer and Author, Adisa Banjoko and Hip-Hop graphic artist Leo Libiran, the Hip Hop Chess Federation is dedicated to providing an inclusive setting for individuals to interact, play and develop life skills with people they view as mentors. Along with recreational activities, the Hip Hop Chess Federation also provides workshops and sponsor supported education scholarships.

San Jose Neighborhood Council Event

San Jose Neighborhood Council Event

Sunday, May 15, Nancy joined Community United, the San Jose Chapter of Happy House, for the Starbird Park Community Event. The event played host to more than 200 people and praised the work of Community United and other neighborhood councils and communities. There were talks by Councilman Pete Constant, Timothy Starbird (son of the center’s namesake), Adisa Banjoko, Jan Nikitin and Nancy Cartwright.

Anti Gang Coalition Takes on Crime

Anti Gang Coalition Takes on Crime

The San Fernando Valley Coalition on Gangs held its monthly meeting at Church on the Way in Sherman Oaks on Wednesday, May 5, where they reviewed programs to reduce gang violence and crime in the Valley.  Attended by over fifty members and guests, with representatives from the LAPD Divisions in the valley, the meeting was presided over by Coalition Chair Sandy Kievman.  After a brief welcome, officers from each division reported on statistics and incidents in their jurisdictions.

The San Fernando Valley Heritage Festival Is Almost Here

The San Fernando Valley Heritage Festival Is Almost Here

Nancy Cartwright and her Happy House team are proud to be participating in the San Fernando Valley Heritage Festival at Northridge Park on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. Organization of the event—formerly known as the Salute to Recreation—has been taken over by the Northridge Kiwanis and the North Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the festival will play host to more than 30,000 people over two days.

3rd Annual Children’s Day Just Around the Corner

3rd Annual Children’s Day Just Around the Corner

It’s nearly November, and for the third year in a row, that means Children’s Day and a chance to celebrate our local children. Join Nancy and the Happy House team at Woodley Park in the San Fernando Valley on Saturday, November 20th from 8 AM to 4 PM. There will be carnival rides, games, music, food, a petting zoo, climbing wall and a ton more. The event will, once again, be sponsored by Radio Disney, so bring the whole family for a celebration of children. And of course, Happy House will be in attendance with tons of resources, some of Nancy’s voice over friends, crafts and other great activities. See […]