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Our strategic, research and community partners are an intregal part of the First 5 LA family. We believe in collaboration and cooperation to achieve the most significant impact. The health care and service providers, community organizations, academic institutions and media outlets we work with have been indispensable to our research and outreach.

Strengthening Families Approach in Los Angeles County (pdf)

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The Power of Partnership
A few years ago, Rochelle McCollum was working as a manager of a dental office in El Monte, making good money and living in a nice home with her six...

Focus On: Trauma-Informed Care
Research reveals that exposure to trauma in childhood is associated with many long-term issues into adulthood, including anxiety, depression and PTSD...

CalEITC4me
CalEITC: Social Media Tool KitThank you for helping foster economic opportunity for California’s hard working families. With your help we can...

Strengthening Families Approach in Los Angeles County
Strengthening Families Approach in Los Angeles CountySince its inception, First 5 LA has been committed to strengthening families, building community...

Children: L.A.’s Greatest Investment
From the political, business and academia worlds, along with top professionals in the private and public sectors - hundreds gathered together in...

Dental Duo
First 5 LA has helped two new facilities expand dental services to thousands of children ages 0-5 in South Los Angeles County and Antelope Valley...

Did You Know . . .?
Approximately 84,000 calls to 211 LA County per year concern First 5 LA's 0-5 target population.This telephone information and referral services...

Differences Between Premature and Full-Term Babies Evident in Early Life
Studies have long shown developmental differences between premature and full-term infants, but new research shows that these differences are evident...

Developmentally Delayed or Disabled Children Receive Care They Need
A First 5 LA grantee has helped more than 5,000 children age 0-5 with developmental delays or disabilities to get the care they need as part of a...

Law Allows Safe Surrender of Infants at Hospitals, Fire Stations
On Oct. 11, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services reported that a newborn male baby was safely surrendered at a hospital...

First 5 California
While every county in California has a local Proposition 10 commission (like First 5 LA), there is one such commission that funds children's programs...

Community Coalition: Improving Access to Nutritious Foods in South L.A.
For more than 20 years, Community Coalition has worked to change environments that facilitate addiction, violence and poverty in South Los Angeles and...

Homegirl's Farm-to-Kitchen Program Inspires Healthy Eating
As part of First 5 LA's Eat Healthy, Grow Strong public education campaign, we're putting the spotlight on organizations that are working in...

Childhood Poverty in Southern California
In Southern California, one out of every five kids lives in poverty - and the rate is increasing. In 2009, there were about 120,000 more children in...

Oxy’s Farm-to-WIC Program
Knowing that it can be really difficult for low-income, city-living families to access fresh fruits and vegetables, Occidental College's Urban and...

First 5 LA Teams Up With DonorsChoose.org
First 5 LA has partnered with the popular online charity DonorsChoose.org to bring donations to preschool and transitional kindergarten classroom...

New Report from WIC: More Latino Children in Preschool
Latino children in L.A. County have historically been underserved by local preschools, a fact that has garnered harsh criticism from organizations...

North Valley Caring Services Go to the Skirball
With excited smiles and eyes full of wonderment, families from North Valley Caring Services (NVCS), a First 5 LA grantee, recently took an...

First Book's State of Literacy Initiative
The California Department of Education recently reported that two-thirds of California's third-graders are reading below grade level. This has...

EAST WEST BANK PARTNERS WITH FIRST 5 LA’S READY. SET. GROW! PROGRAM
Ready. Set. Grow! Family Guides are Available at Local East West Bank Branches LOS ANGELES ---------First 5 LA is pleased to announce that East West...
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