Vision To Learn recognized the contributions of two extraordinary supporters of the organization, and one staff member, at its first annual “Spring Spectacle” fundraiser. Over two hundred supporters, including State Treasurer John Chiang, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and LAUSD School Board President Steve Zimmer attended the event, which raised funds for Vision To… more
Efforts in Baltimore Build on Success of Vision To Learn in California, Delaware, Hawaii and Iowa. Baltimore Project in Collaboration with the City of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University, Congressman John K. Delaney and the Abell Foundation. Thousands of Baltimore students will receive an eye exam and glasses, free of charge, through a collaboration between… more
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 213 new members. They include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business, and philanthropic leaders. Among those elected into this newest class of distinguished members is Austin Beutner, founder and chairman of Vision to Learn.… more
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) – Some Dubuque and Jackson County students are seeing clearer all because of a community effort. The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque and national non-profit “Vision To Learn” has provided free eye exams and new pairs of glasses to dozens of Iowa children. It’s all part of a pilot program to help… more
Today, the LA Clippers Foundation and Vision To Learn launched their new partnership to provide glasses to every child in the Inglewood School District, from pre-school to high school, who needs them. The LA Clippers’ sponsorship of the entire Inglewood School District is the first of its kind in the nation. Watch the video here »
Vision To Learn will provide free eye exams and free glasses to more than 200 children in Dubuque and Jackson County schools. The project is supported by the Community Foundation of Jackson County and Theisen’s Home*Farm*Auto. Vision To Learn will provide free eye exams and glasses to kids at eight elementary schools in low-income communities… more
In November 2015 Vision To Learn was named the inaugural recipient of The Rathmann Challenge, for our outstanding work in areas of education and health. Launched in 2014 by the Rathmann Family Foundation, the Rathmann Challenge sought programs with forward-thinking solutions to address problems in education. The $100,000 award was presented to Vision To Learn… more
Vision To Learn was recognized October 15th in a White House ceremony with President Obama. As part of its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics published a list of “Commitments to Action” made by organizations serving Hispanic youth, available online at www.ed.gov/HispanicInitiative. Vision To Learn was highlighted… more
In September 2015 Vision To Learn was recognized by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics as one of its 2015 “Bright Spots In Hispanic Education.” This initiative highlights programs that “help ensure the educational attainment for the Hispanic community, from cradle-to-career.” … more
Even though schools were on break over the summer, Vision To Learn remained hard at work.
We started a pilot in a new state, secured a sustainable source of public funding, and spent our summer serving kids.
With your support, Vision To Learn has taken some big steps forward. Thank you for helping us make these things possible and … more