Sandy Graham Jones
With a BA degree in political science from UC Santa Barbara, Sandy Graham-Jones spent her entire career at the ACLU of Southern California working to protect constitutional rights. She directed the philanthropy department’s efforts to raise funds for the ACLU’s defense of civil liberties and civil rights here in Southern California and nationwide.
Since retiring, Sandy has helped her son and his friends form a social club for young adults on the autism spectrum, which they call Spectrum League. They meet monthly and participate in activities together, all the while enjoying fellowship with friends in a supportive environment.
As a member and secretary of the FAA Board of Directors, Sandy has taken the lead in planning and implementing a series of workshops for adults on the spectrum. The workshops have covered a range of topics, such as: communication and social skills, employment, dating and romance, and life skills leading to self-fulfillment and independence.