Jordan O’Kelley: Creating Art for Special Needs

Jewish Journal | Debra L. Eckerling
Fourteen-year-old Jordan O’Kelley took a unique approach to his mitzvah project, roping in his twin 13-year-old sisters, Rachel and Macey, as well as his parents for additional support.
Jordan had his bar mitzvah in January through Vista Del Mar’s Nes Gadol program, together with four other special-needs teens…

Vista is pleased to welcome new President & CEO, Lena Wilson, J.D.!

Lena Wilson, J.D. has been appointed to the position of President & CEO. Wilson, who holds a Doctorate of Law degree, is an experienced, purpose-driven, compassionate, and strategic leader with a strong record of success in non-profit organization management, focused on empowering at-risk children, families, and communities. She has held executive positions at several non-profits…

Leadership Advisory Board 2019-2020

Applications to the 2019-2020 Leadership Advisory Board are being accepted until the 10th of July 2019.

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Vista Del Mar Honors Seven Women at the 2018 Women of Excellence Luncheon

Videos honoring the women for the Ruth Shuken Humanitarian Award at our 2018 Women of Excellence Luncheon and featuring all nine women honored and some of the kids from Vista Del Mar.

Announcing the Eden Alpert Therapeutic Music Program

Thanks to a generous gift from and partnership with the Herb Alpert Foundation, our school’s music program has been expanded. The Eden Alpert Therapeutic Music Program provides Vista Del Mar children with a safe environment to explore their creative potential, develop a greater appreciation of music, and learn career skills. The Impact of Music Therapy…