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First 5 LA Commissioner Dr. Jonathan E. Fielding Gives His Spin on Agency's 15th Anniversary:

"First 5 LA supported actions at the community, city and county level to assure that all children and their families have a nurturing environment that stimulates physical and mental development. First 5 LA has effectively advocated for healthy public policy in all sectors, including education, social services, transportation and community development that improve the social, physical and economic environment conducive to child and family health and well-being."

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