Mobile eye clinics could soon be coming to a school near you. Today at Jefferson Elementary School in Natomas, Governor Brown and the nonprofit Vision To Learn announced a statewide expansion.
California hasn’t lacked for attempts at improving its public schools. Over the past two decades, we’ve reduced class sizes, directed more resources to lower-income districts and fiddled with what kids are taught and how they’re tested. We can argue the results; we can’t argue the intent. That said, a road paved with the best of… more
First 5 LA, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help children under the age of 5 live physically and emotionally healthy lives so they are ready to learn, allocated $1.5 million to ensure that the county’s neediest children receive free vision care services. Acting on a motion by First 5 LA Commission Chair Mark… more
Earlier this week Dwight Freeney took time out of his busy NFL schedule to visit Baldwin Hills Elementary School, right here in Los Angeles. The reason: to help underprivileged kids. For a cause that’s near and dear to his heart.
The Dodgers have announced a partnership between the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and Vision To Learn, a non-profit organization that provides free eye exams and glasses to elementary school students in low-income communitites. “The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation seeks to partner with organizations that are making a measured impact in our community,” Dodgers Co-Owner and… more