Communiqués from the A&P Sommer Foundation
Information and updates on HAI from the A&P Sommer Foundation
HAI news and developments for news and media professionals.
You may contact our communications manager Lydie de Loustal at email@example.com
Animaux-Animômes a conference on kids and animals organized by the A&P Sommer Fondation
December 10, 2018 in Paris, FREE with pre-registration
The role of animals in child development, from early childhood through adolescence.
2018 A&P Sommer Foundation Awardees
In June 2018, the Adrienne & Pierre Sommer Foundation once again took part in the Fondation de France annual national awards ceremony, bestowing two special prizes for remarkable, inspiring, and replicable HAI initiatives.
2018 Award Winners
• Animal-assisted programs for hospitalized children and adults receiving psychiatric care
La médiation animale au cœur du Centre Hospitalier Laborit de Poitiers (86)
• Canine and equine-assisted social reinsertion programs at a juvenile detention center
Des programmes de médiation animale à l’Etablissement Pénitentiaire pour Mineurs d’Orvault (44)
Created in 1971, the Adrienne & Pierre Sommer Foundation is France’s only independent, private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people through human-animal interaction.
Since 2003, the Foundation has provided funding for over 700 iniatives throughout France, for a total of 7 million euros.