Local Nonprofit is Recognized by National Television Network
JDS Creative Academy will be featured as Positiv TV’s January 2022 Nonprofit
of the Month. Diane Strand, the founder of JDSCA, is honored that the organization is being
recognized by the national network and is proud of their work gaining this recognition. Each
month the Positiv TV network features a nonprofit organization that has made a difference in
their community and the lives of those they serve. Catch JDSCA’s lead into the Academy
Award-winning films the network presents throughout the month on the Positiv TV online
network or through local broadcast providers.
JDS Creative Academy will share with Positiv TV’s viewers their mission of providing
accessible visual, performing, and digital arts education. The organization promotes
apprenticeships, internships, and early-career opportunities through their Title-17 Video
Production Job-Training Program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Keeping in line with Positiv TV’s messages of hope and encouragement, JDS Creative Academy
brings pathway opportunities to those in the community.
JDS Creative Academy Founder and Executive Director, Diane Strand, is thrilled to gain this
exposure saying “What an honor to be picked out by such an awesome network like Positiv TV
that shares their mission the same way we do, with our magazine-style news program Spirit of
Innovation, through media and broadcasting.”