Senator Holly Mitchell Receives the Lanterman Award

At The Arc of California UCP 2017 Conference on March 28, 2017, Ronald S. Cohen presented Senator Holly Mitchell with the Lanterman Promise Award for Leadership.


UCPLA In The News

CBS Los Angeles and KCAL 9 "People Making a Difference" aired on December 6, 2016 showcasing UCPLA clients and NEW Academy Canoga Park students volunteering side by side making "Blessing Bags" for those less fortunate in our community.





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2017 Devon Stern / UCPLA Golf Tournament
on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Sterling Hills Golf Club in Camarillo. Once again Rick Stern and Logan Stern chaired this annual tournament that raised over $35,000 for the Devon Stern Children'e Endowment Fund at UCPLA. Special thanks to this year's sponsors, NSBN, Maui Jim, Wheel of Fortune and Promotional Consideration, Inc., #FloQast, Blueberry Point Farms, LLC, CenterStaging, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Amy and Barry Baker, Jay Leno, and The Roxborough Family. The fund was created in honor of Devon by her grandfather to ensure that children with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities can maximize their potential and live full and dignified lives.

2017 UCP Golf Classic Tournament
on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Wilshire Country Club. The annual tournament was chaired by Dr. Alan Kessler and Ellen Kessler and raised over $350,000 for UCPLA programs, including Respitality.All photos taken by Paul Lester Photography.

2017 Art of Care
on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at The Globe Theatre in Universal Studios Hollywood. The annual event honored Terri Lantz, UCPLA Clients Rights Advocate, with the Heart and Soul Award. At the event Nike Designer, Tobie Hatfield and advocate, Matthew Walzer, were honored with the Trailblazer award. The event draws over 350 guests and raises $400,000 annually for UCPLA programs and services.

2016 Conejo Valley Family Group Holiday Party
on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the UCPLA Thousand Oaks Residential Campus. Over 100 resident, family members, friends and staff gathered for an Italian-themed Holiday Celebration. The event included food from Buca di Bepo, La Bafana (benevolent Italian Christmas witch) decorations, a photo booth complete with snowballs, a visit from Santa, caroling and much more. Capri Krug, a Junior at Westlake High School, presented a beautifully painted park bench which Capri did as a community service project for Girl Scouts. The bench is a welcome addition to the campus. Special Thanks to: Joan and Tim Jones, Pat Paulucci, the volunteers from Agoura High School and all of the family and friends who joined the celebration.

2016 Employee Recognition Dinner
on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the Luxe Sunset Hotel. Board members joined in the celebration of UCPLA staff members with 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 year anniversaries with UCPLA. Creola Howard was recognized for her 50th anniversary with UCPLA. Jim Hudson, CFO, who will be retiring, was also recognized for his dedication to UCPLA.

Hidden In Plain Sight
A short film screening with creator Claudia Kunin was the first event hosted by UCPLA's Junior Board. The reception, short film screening and panel discussion was held at the Annenberg Space for Photography Skylight Studios. Logan Jay Stern, Junior Board President, moderated the event. Step-N-Repeat photos taken by Seong Chon, and candid photos taken by Lily Hernandez. Both UCPLA artists-in-residence are mentored by Nicholas Caesar Colon.

2016 Devon Stern Golf Tournament
on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the Camarillo Springs Golf Course. The 18th annual tournament continues to be a family event co-chaired by Rick Stern and his daughter Logan Stern. The event raised nearly $40,000 to support the Devon Stern Children's Endowment Fund at UCPLA. This fund was created in honor of Devon by her Grandpa Larry Stern to ensure that children with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities will maximize their potential and live full and dignified lives.

2016 Art of Care Gala
on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the Globe Theatre Universal Studios Hollywood. The second annual event honored John Lynch, UCPLA Program Manager for the Chatsworth Adult Day Program, with the Heart and Soul Award, and honored Zach Anner with the Trailblazer award. The event raised nearly $400,000 for UCPLA programs and services.

Something Much More with Burt Bacharach
On Thursday, January 14, 2016, Frank and Shelley Litvack hosted a private concert in their Bel Air home with legendary composer Burt Bacharach performing some of his greatest hits. The event, raising over $50,000, was a pre-event to the 2016 Art of Care gala.