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Empowering people with developmental disabilities through
Workforce Development, College to Career, Careers in the Arts

Our Programs

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

We provide opportunities for our clients to build the skills they need to pursue employment in the community.

COLLEGE TO CAREER
COLLEGE TO CAREER

We provide young adults with the opportunity to pursue higher education.

CAREERS IN THE ARTS
CAREERS IN THE ARTS

We provide opportunities for artists to develop and share their talents as they pursue a career in the arts.

  • Our family believes that Tierra has given Cipriano the tools not only to grow as a person but also to inspire others to go beyond their comfort zone...Cipriano has opportunities available to him that our family never thought would be possible, and we can't thank Tierra enough for all they have done.

    Julia Trujillo-Pita Sister to Tierra del Sol client Cipriano, and Circle of Inspiration member

Tierra Del Sol By The Numbers

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STUDENTS AT LOCAL COLLEGES
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COMPETITIVELY PAID EMPLOYEES AT 31 BUSINESSES
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PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS AT 130 NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
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CAREER ARTISTS EXHIBITING LOCALLY, NATIONALLY AND GLOBALLY

Tierra Changes Lives

Since our humble beginnings 47 years ago, Tierra del Sol has evolved into a dynamic and vital organization, guided by the aspirations and gifts of those we serve. We have never lost sight of our mission ‘to empower people with developmental disabilities to fulfill their potential and desire to become productive citizens, who are accepted, included and valued for the contributions they make to the economic, civic, and cultural vitality of the community.’ We are proud to share our clients’ successes through Workforce Development, College to Career and Careers in the Arts. Each and every day, they are changing the way people think about individuals with disabilities. Tierra is no longer a campus. We are paid employees, professional volunteers, artists and students, who are fully recognized as an integral part of the communities where we live, work and study. We welcome you to become a part of the Tierra family and engage in the incredible work that we do to empower people, regardless of disability, to be fully recognized as neighbors, co-worker and contributors. Join us and join a social movement that gives people with disabilities the life of dignity and purpose that each of us deserve.

Rebecca Lienhard
Chief Executive Officer

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EVENTS

From arts workshops to Farmers Markets, we are a vibrant community with events for you and your family!

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From Our Blog

A Future for Employment

Meaningful employment. What does it entail? Purpose, value, establishing a place in the world, and transitioning from a role of consumer to contributor. Many of the individuals served at Tierra [...]