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Arms Wide Open

I just hugged a dear, dear friend, who I haven’t seen in a while, and wow, does it feel good. As I look around our beautiful Los Angeles community, I see others like me reemerging from quarantine timidly reestablishing their connections. It may take us a bit of time to feel comfortable face to face again, but I know that just as we came together over social reform and public safety, we will come together once more.

Looking towards the future, I would like to apply the lessons of 2020, of overcoming challenges through unified action, to the current direction of our agency. Through advocacy on the local and state level, we can establish a voice for not only the families we serve but the broader community as a whole…

And the Beat Goes On…

“At least I can still make you laugh.” That simple statement from my oldest daughter last May amid a growing pandemic captures this simple fact: no amount of darkness can snuff out our light. The same can be said for the light within each Vista student and resident who employs the arts to express their…

Vista’s Home-SAFE Division Nominated to 2021 Diversity, Inclusion + Equity Symposium & Awards

Congratulations to Vista’s Home-SAFE Division for being nominated to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2021 Diversity, Inclusion + Equity Symposium & Awards. To view the list of nominees, please click here.

Vista Del Mar Welcomes Celebrated Advocate Karriann Farrell Hinds, Esq. as Director of Government and Strategic Affairs

Vista is proud to welcome Karriann Farrell Hinds, Esq. to the newly created position of Director of Government and Strategic Affairs.

Building on her multi-faceted career as an accomplished community leader, political appointee, successful attorney, and passionate advocate for ensuring justice and equality for the underserved, Karriann joins Vista’s leadership team, effective immediately. She will cultivate and champion new opportunities for the 113-year-old, 4 Star Charity Navigator rated Social Service agency and those they serve…

Congratulations, Alina!

Congratulations to Alina Vega, Home-SAFE’s VP of Child Development, Prevention, and Early-Education Services, for being selected as one of six recipients for the National Head Start Association BOLD Leadership 2020 “Game Changer” Award. This well-deserved recognition captures Alina’s bold leadership style and game-changing solutions enacted to lead her team successfully through the challenges of 2020. Thank you for all of the amazing work that you do for the children and families of Home-SAFE. Congrats, Alina!

Arms Wide Open

I just hugged a dear, dear friend, who I haven’t seen in a while, and wow, does it feel good. As I look around our beautiful Los Angeles community, I see others like me reemerging from quarantine timidly reestablishing their connections. It may take us a bit of time to feel comfortable face to face again, but I know that just as we came together over social reform and public safety, we will come together once more.

Looking towards the future, I would like to apply the lessons of 2020, of overcoming challenges through unified action, to the current direction of our agency. Through advocacy on the local and state level, we can establish a voice for not only the families we serve but the broader community as a whole…

And the Beat Goes On…

“At least I can still make you laugh.” That simple statement from my oldest daughter last May amid a growing pandemic captures this simple fact: no amount of darkness can snuff out our light. The same can be said for the light within each Vista student and resident who employs the arts to express their…

Vista’s Home-SAFE Division Nominated to 2021 Diversity, Inclusion + Equity Symposium & Awards

Congratulations to Vista’s Home-SAFE Division for being nominated to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2021 Diversity, Inclusion + Equity Symposium & Awards. To view the list of nominees, please click here.

Vista Del Mar Welcomes Celebrated Advocate Karriann Farrell Hinds, Esq. as Director of Government and Strategic Affairs

Vista is proud to welcome Karriann Farrell Hinds, Esq. to the newly created position of Director of Government and Strategic Affairs.

Building on her multi-faceted career as an accomplished community leader, political appointee, successful attorney, and passionate advocate for ensuring justice and equality for the underserved, Karriann joins Vista’s leadership team, effective immediately. She will cultivate and champion new opportunities for the 113-year-old, 4 Star Charity Navigator rated Social Service agency and those they serve…

Congratulations, Alina!

Congratulations to Alina Vega, Home-SAFE’s VP of Child Development, Prevention, and Early-Education Services, for being selected as one of six recipients for the National Head Start Association BOLD Leadership 2020 “Game Changer” Award. This well-deserved recognition captures Alina’s bold leadership style and game-changing solutions enacted to lead her team successfully through the challenges of 2020. Thank you for all of the amazing work that you do for the children and families of Home-SAFE. Congrats, Alina!