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First 5 LA believes that the first 5 years of life establish the foundation for the future success of our children. We put 

parents at the center of our work, since parents and caregivers are at the heart of a child’s development.  

First  5  LA,  in  partnership  with  others,  strengthens  families,  communities, and  systems of  services  and  supports so  all  children  in  L.A. County  enter  kindergarten  ready  to  succeed  in  school  and life. 

Moving forward, First 5 LA will take a more intensive approach by increasing its emphasis on systems change, collaboration and public policy. This transition supports the organization's goal of maximizing positive outcomes for children prenatal to age 5.  
 
The five-year plan focuses on investing in six key areas: Research and Development, Public Policy and Advocacy, Service Delivery System Improvement, Provider Training, Community Capacity Building and Communications.  
 
Supporting and educating parents and caregivers, creating meaningful collaborations with like-minded partners, and improving policies and practices in the health care and early care and education systems; this is the direction First 5 LA  is taking to positively impact children and families throughout L. A. County for generations to come. 

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