Category Archives: Sunrays

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 […]

Tierra Leads a “Journey Through the Artwork”

Many of Tierra del Sol’s community supporters came out to show their support as PDC, a Brady Company, one of Tierra’s longstanding employment partners, hosted a festive reception for the artists of Tierra del Sol on Dec. 5th at PDC’s Santa Clarita Valley headquarters. A number of pieces were also sold that night. PDC has been providing jobs to Tierra […]

Tierra Artists Honored for L.A. City Hall Exhibit

Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield hosted a reception on Feb. 19th to celebrate a recent art exhibition from Tierra del Sol’s Sunland Studio Arts and First Street Gallery artists. More than 30 works are exhibited between Councilmember Blumenfield’s Downtown Los Angeles and Reseda offices. The reception was followed by a presentation to the City Council, recognizing Tierra del Sol […]

Tierra del Sol Presents the Family Ambassador and Mentoring Workshops

Fourteen very engaged family and community members are currently attending Tierra del Sol’s series of Family Ambassador and Mentoring Workshops (FAM-W). The Family Ambassador and Mentoring program is presented in six monthly sessions, taking place at the Sunland campus on Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. The workshops are for families, caregivers and community members interested in learning how to promote change in […]

Tierra Families Gain Important Knowledge from Advocates

“You have important roles to play in securing your family member’s quality of life.” This was the key message delivered by noted disability advocates Valerie Vanaman and Steve Miller, Tierra del Sol’s CEO, to families who gathered at Tierra on February 26. “Get involved and stay involved,” advised Valerie, an attorney and disability rights expert. “It’s critical to understand the […]

Tierra Congratulates Ryan for a Job Well Done!

For Ryan, getting his life on track after high school wasn’t easy. Like a lot of young people with autism, high school was tough for Ryan. When transition time came, he didn’t feel prepared or confident about his future. In fact, for quite a while he wouldn’t even leave his home. That’s when his mother stepped in. She knew Ryan […]