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Did You Know?

Tierra del Sol serves
over 675 individuals
with developmental disabilities every day.

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Did You Know?

95% of the individuals Tierra
serves are fully engaged in
paid employment, integrated volunteerism
or post secondary education.

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Did You Know?

Tierra clients provide 55,000 hours of
volunteer service each year
to 120 non-profits.

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Did You Know?

Tierra's Workforce Development Program
teaches marketable job skills.

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Did You Know?

Tierra Artists have participated
in over 250 Fine Art Exhibitions
in more than 50 cities
throughout the world.

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Hamer Shot_Amichai Rubinstein (left), Joe Zaldivar (center), Rebecca Lienhard (Right)

The Tierra del Sol Foundation was founded in 1971 by eight families who were searching for an alternative to institutionalizing their children. Today, Tierra del Sol helps more than 675 people each day across Los Angeles County overcome cognitive, physical, emotional or behavioral challenges resulting from developmental disabilities. Tierra has grown into a recognized leader in developing innovative, accredited services that enable adults with developmental disabilities to realize their greatest human potential. We offer a wide variety of educational opportunities for individuals to discover and share their talents and abilities with the community and their family. We believe our community is stronger when all of its members are valued and appreciated. Through Tierra, people are supported to become gainfully employed, volunteer and pursue post-secondary education, thus enabling them to fulfill their hopes and dreams and build the life that they want.

Rebecca Lienhard
Chief Executive Officer

Tierra Changes Lives
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Tierra Del Sol Foundation News

  • Tierra’s 2017 Volunteer Recognition Reception

    On Thursday, June 29th, Tierra honored their valued Volunteer Partners and recognized Vaughn International Studies Academy (VISA), Vaughn Early Education Center, Telfair Avenue Elementary, ProCare Hospice, Shadow Hills Presbyterian Church Preschool, and Council Thrift Shops with this year’s Ambassador Awards.  Many thanks to the non-profits and businesses that give Tierra clients the opportunity to professionally volunteer […]

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  • We’re Ready to Work!

    There are a number of remarkable individuals we serve who are ready for employment. They have drive, passion, and skills. They are ready to do what it takes to become economic contributors and obtain meaningful employment. If you have any opportunities within your companies, or know of any companies that would be interested in hiring […]

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  • THE BLVD Workshops: Sign-Up TODAY!

    THE BLVD: Pottery & Marketplace is a hand-made crafts studio designed to bring artisanal and heritage pieces back into the local community. Traditional craft materials and processes are used to discover a new means of expression, while blending the distinction between art and craft. Sign up for one of our exciting BLVD workshops at mjones@tierradelsol.org. […]

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      August 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    2. BLVD Workshop: Tile Making

      September 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    3. BLVD Workshop: Seasonal Wreath Making

      September 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    4. BLVD Workshop: Tile Making

      October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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      November 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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