Vision To Learn, a non-profit organization that provides free eye exams and glasses to children in low-income communities throughout California, donated almost one hundred glasses to students at Para Los Niños Elementary School. The school is administered by Para Los Niños, a nationally accredited, Los Angeles-based education and social services agency. Both organizations held a… more
Attorney General Kamala Harris, Eric Sogard of the Oakland Athletics, Radio Personality Big Boy, and CTA President Dean Vogel join with Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner to help kids As many as 5,500 children need glasses in the Oakland community Austin Beutner, Vision To Learn Founder and Chairman, was joined today by California Attorney… more
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