Lara Rosenblum Appointed to Autism Advocacy Non-Profit Board of Directors

Lara Rosenblum, Trustee

Special Citizens Futures Unlimited (SCFU), an autism advocacy non-profit based in the Bronx, New York, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lara Rosenblum to its board of directors. For over 40 years, SCFU has provided wide-ranging resources and advocacy to hundreds of adult women and men with autism spectrum disorders in the Bronx, Westchester and Manhattan. As an organization, SCFU works tirelessly to improve and support the lives of people affected by autism through day and community habilitation programs, as well as through providing supported residences for a growing number of individuals living with developmental disabilities and all forms of autism spectrum disorders. 

SCFU is thrilled to welcome Ms. Rosenblum to its already talented and diverse board of directors. Rosenblum is a healthcare industry professional with a management consulting background. She has developed new patient care programs, products and services for Fortune 500 firms such as CVS Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Upon her appointment, Rosenblum commented that “it’s a great privilege to be joining the SCFU board alongside other dedicated, mission-driven individuals. We hope that, with the support of our community and government partners and donors, we can continue our focus on advancing the acceptance of autism. It is through our individualized programs that this will be made possible, and I’m excited to work with the board on strategies that support their advancement.”  

It's a great privilege to be joining the SCFU board alongside other dedicated, mission-driven individuals. We hope that, with the support of our community and government partners and donors, we can continue our focus on advancing the acceptance of autism. It is through our individualized programs that this will be made possible, and I'm excited to work with the board on strategies that support their advancement.

Lara Rosenblum, Trustee, SCFU Board of Directors

Prior to beginning her successful professional career, Lara graduated with honors during her bachelor studies in politics and went on to obtain a masters degree in international business, both from New York University. She is actively involved in building community advocacy programs for residents in the 33rd Brooklyn district in addition to her volunteer work with SCFU. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, photography and staying active with her family.  In a statement regarding the latest SCFU board appointment, Jessica Guberman, CEO of SCFU, remarked that "Lara brings with her a wealth of skills and knowledge in the realm of corporate strategy and innovation that will assuredly add a new critical dynamic to the organization. We're thrilled to add her to the board and to the SCFU family."

Ms. Rosenblum was officially appointed to the board of directors at their last meeting on May 8, 2018. For more information or for any media inquiries, please contact info@specialcitizens.org.

Source: Special Citizens Futures Unlimited