Ezio Lucido (left) and Jerry Lucido (right) at home days after freeing Jerry from institutional oppression in 1985.
Ezio and Jerry (1985) At home after getting Jerry out of the hospital.
In the summer of 1985, Jerry Lucido was diagnosed with early-onset Schizophrenia at just 12-years-old. With his life suddenly transformed, the impact of his diagnosis have challenged his and his family's lives forever.
Overnight, his younger brother Ezio Lucido, who was just five-years old at the time became Jerry's lifelong caregiver. Since then, along with their mother and with family and community support, ensuring Jerry's well-being has been a valuable learning experience for all involved.
Surviving the gravity of their circumstances, institutional oppression, spells of homelessness and social-failure -- in 1997, Ezio and Jerry quietly created the vision for The Re-Mind Project -- with the desire to help ensure others would not face the same devastating challenges they have.
Developing this project for more than two decades, today, Ezio and Jerry invite all to participate in this humble, yet boundless effort.