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
Vision To Learn started three short years ago with little more than an old, rehabilitated mobile clinic and the desire to help children in low-income communities. We have come far in a short time. Vision To Learn is now operating in three states, with more on the horizon. We have helped almost 40,000 kids at… more
Vision To Learn is proud to support athletes competing in this year’s Special Olympics World Summer Games. This event, the largest athletic games in Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics, will bring athletes from 165 nations together to compete in 25 Olympic-type sports. The Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for people… more
By David Paulk, Dover Post
It’s a whole new world for 10-year-old Dahmir Demby.
Demby had been living with less than perfect eyesight, but on April 16 that all changed.
Mayor Robert Garcia and Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner kicked off operations for the nonprofit organization Vision To Learn in Long Beach at a rally at Whittier Elementary School, where sixty students will receive free glasses. The nonprofit organization has entered into an agreement with Long Beach Unified School District to bring its successful model of vision services for school children to Long Beach elementary schools. … more
The S. Mark Taper Foundation has awarded Vision To Learn, a non-profit organization that provides free eye exams and free eye glasses to elementary school students in low-income communities, a $100,000 grant to provide and expand vision services to children in Title I elementary schools in Los Angeles. Launched in 2012 by the Beutner Family… more