The Active for Autism 5K Run/Walk & Fun Fest promotes awareness, acceptance, and inclusion of those with autism. This event provides community education while generating partnerships with families and organizations across the Greater Baton Rouge eight-parish area.

The Active for Autism 5K Run/Walk & Fun Fest is on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, in conjunction with National Autism Awareness Month.

Proceeds from this event support Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge's program--Resource Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (RCASD). RCASD provides individualized services, information, and support needed to positively enhance the independence, productivity, and inclusion of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.