“Autism affects one in every 42 boys and one in 68 children in the U.S. We’re raising awareness for an important cause,” said Joseph Mold, Committee Chair of Bay College’s Diversity Committee.
Each April 2, Autism Speaks celebrates the start of its signature campaign, Light It Up Blue
, along with the international autism community in commemoration of World Autism Awareness Day. Light It Up Blue
is a unique global campaign that kicks off Autism Awareness Month in April to help raise awareness of autism. Thousands of iconic landmarks, buildings, hotels, bridges and retail stores join the hundreds of thousands of homes and communities around the world that “light blue” to Shine a Light on autism.
How will you Light It Up Blue
? It’s easy for individuals and families, buildings, landmarks, retail locations, schools, and restaurants to Light It Up Blue
! Simply wear blue or change your light bulbs from white to blue and go to AutismSpeaks.org/LIUB for additional ideas, as well as downloadable logos, photos, and more!
Show us your blue and join Bay College and the world to Light It Up Blue
on April 2nd, World Autism Awareness Day! Post photos with #LIUB and spread awareness throughout April, Autism Awareness Month.