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All Systems Go
Each morning, Maria Munoz wakes up her 2-year-old son, Robert, before dawn at 5 a.m. to leave their home in Littlerock in the Antelope Valley. They...

What We’re Doing – A Roundup of First 5 LA News, Events and Activities
A TRISC-it: First 5 LA Executive Director Kim Belshé served on a panel in late October with other prominent Los Angeles County leaders at the...

Commission Summary for November 9, 2017
These Commission Summaries are intended to provide highlights of the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners’ actions to advance the outcome areas of...

Report Names Lasting, Traumatic Effects of Homelessness on Young Children in L.A. County, First 5 LA Calls for Trauma-informed Approach to Help Kids
Lower Academic Scores, Poorer Health Among Homeless Children Prompts Leading Children’s Advocate to Recommend a Trauma-Informed Approach to Help...

Help Me Grow-LA Releases Recommendation Report: “Promoting Optimal Children’s Development”
The early design and planning phase for Help Me Grow LA (HMG-LA) just took a major first step toward building, in partnership, a comprehensive and...

California’s Newest Legislation Prioritizes Children and Families
First 5 LA applauds the Legislature and the Governor for making kids a priority in the state budget and for passing important measures that will...

Champion for Children Rafael González: Raised on Grit and Hope by Immigrant Parents
“Whether the winds are with you or against you, you must move forward – always move forward.” This is the personal mantra that...

When Fear Is a Factor
When her father is deported, a girl in Watts must care for her young siblings so her mother can go to work.An undocumented mother is afraid to report...

Commission Summary for October 12, 2017
These Commission Summaries are intended to provide highlights of the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners’ actions to advance the outcome areas of...

What We’re Doing – A Roundup of First 5 LA News
Making of a Mural: This touching mini-documentary about the development of Best Start Metro LA’s Mobile Mural. The mural is a visual...

4 Kids and a Question

Parents' Point of View

Champion for Children: Barbara Andrade DuBransky Keeps on Truckin’ for Kids
Growing up in the 1980s, Barbara Andrade DuBransky’s favorite place in the world was her father’s 1963 Chevy pickup truck. The simple...

Commissioners’ Corner: New Board Members Express Their Priorities – Third in a Series
With more than a half dozen new Commissioners and alternates joining First 5 LA’s Board since the beginning of the year, we conclude our series...

#First5Live Event Focuses on Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is a rewarding, but sometimes challenging, experience for some new moms. On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, First 5 LA Parents was joined...

First 5 LA, Kids Go a Long Way to Heal the Bay
Paper or plastic?How about both — plus Styrofoam cups, cigarettes, bottles and other types of trash and recyclables picked up by kids and their...

Home Is Where the Heart Is
Most cute baby pictures prompt a smile. And then there is the baby picture that causes Juana Fernandez to cringe.“There is actually a picture of...

Commission Summary for July 13, 2017
In a time-tested tradition as part of First 5 LA’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan update, the Board engaged with staff and experts in two breakout...

Parents' Point of View: Community Involvement

4 Kids and a Question: Summer Reading
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