June 3rd, 2013 – Juan was one of three clients who spoke at the Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Benefit Gala for the American Institute for Stuttering (AIS). Samuel L. Jackson and Sander Flaum were honorees, while Emily Blunt was the mistress of ceremonies and Bruce Willis was a surprise guest. John Krasinski, Emily Blunt’s husband, was also in attendance, in addition to John Stossel, Joe Moglia, Arthur Blank, and Alan Rabinowitz. The #AISgala is held annually to raise money for therapy scholarships for people who stutter. AIS is a non-profit organization that offers universally affordable therapy for people who stutter of all ages.