In 1992 Ivan Illich, Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest, and author of Deschooling Society took the time to write to us in solidarity with our mission. It's a bit tough to read so a transcription is below.
I am Impressed by the AERO-gramme (this was the first name of the AERO newsletter – Jerry) that you sent me; and full of joy seeing the variety of alternatives and proud to discover you behind it. Thanks! Enclosed my subscription
It is dated October 5, 1992