Entries by Katherine Griffiths

Meet the Blind Children’s Center

Parents in Los Angeles are fortunate to have a number, and often a variety, of top-tier facilities and programs to help our children, from various types of therapists and therapies to learning aids and tools. Add the Blind Children’s Center (BCC) to that list. Developed in 1938 through the foresight of a dedicated team of Southern California […]

L.A. Foundations Back Renovation of a Historic Facility Serving Children with Visual Impairments

Since 1938, the Blind Children’s Center in Los Angeles has provided early care and education for young children with visual impairments and other disabilities. Now, with the help of several philanthropies, the historic building where the center is based is undergoing a major renovation to update its facilities and expand its reach. To read the […]

Paul Revere Williams-designed Blind Children’s Center is getting remodeled for a new century of service in Los Angeles

A renovation of the historic Paul Revere Williams-designed Blind Children’s Center (BCC) is underway in Los Angeles. The 80-year-old structure that preceded Williams’s seminal St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis and other hospital designs in Southern California by twenty years is now being remodeled and modernized to match the expanded needs of the BCC community […]

Blind Children’s Center Renovation Highlights Design of Architect Paul R. Williams

The Blind Children’s Center (BCC), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization founded in 1938, is currently undergoing renovations to its historic Hollywood building designed by renowned architect Paul R. Williams. The philanthropy for “Aid to the Blind” was born and developed from the Delta Gamma Fraternity’s 1936 convention. UCLA’s Dr. Lillian Ray Titcomb led the charge of […]

Paul R. Williams: Legendary Black Architect’s Blind Children’s Center Renovation Highlights His Work

*For Black History Month We’d like to point our reader’s attention to a special and unique Black architect who designed a center for the blind in Los Angeles. The Blind Children’s Center (BCC), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization founded in 1938, is currently undergoing renovations to its historic Hollywood building designed by renowned architect Paul R. Williams. The […]

Blind Children’s Center Community Relations Manager Jasmin Joya Presents to Glendale Burbank Alumnae Chapter of Delta Gamma

This October, Blind Children’s Center (BCC) Community Relations Manager Jasmin Joya shared historical information and program news with the Glendale Burbank Alumnae Chapter of Delta Gamma. The event, titled “Lighting the Way since 1938,” dedicated to celebrating a rich history of impact and support, served as a tribute to the enduring partnership between BCC and […]

LA Times Giving Guide Ads

For the past three years, the Blind Children’s Center has participated in the LA Times annual Giving Guide. Distributed to subscribers throughout the County, the issue has been a great way for us to raise awareness and spread the word about our critical mission. December 2023 Giving Guide Ad December 2022 Giving Guide Ad December […]

Blind Children’s Center Renovation Project, Seeks Historical Recognition for Paul R. Williams-designed Building

The Blind Children’s Center, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization founded in 1938, is currently undergoing renovations to its historic Hollywood building designed by renowned architect Paul R. Williams. Designed and constructed in the 1940s, the Center today continues to specialize in services for very young children who are blind or visually impaired and children with […]