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Final California Budget Includes Significant Investments for Quality Early Childhood Education Programs and Services
As a leading early childhood education advocate, First 5 LA thanks the Governor and the California State Assembly and Senate for making the state&...

A Most Welcome Visitor
When LaQuita went to a South Bay area hospital six months into her pregnancy, she was so troubled – both mentally and physically – that...

LAUP and First 5 LA Enter New Chapter Together
Sometimes a conclusion becomes the first chapter of a new beginning.Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is in transition from the past into the...

New Budget for 2016-17, New Leader Joins Team
Highlighting the agency’s commitment to living within its means during a declining funding curve, First 5 LA’s Commission unanimously...

Commission Summary for May 12 Board Meeting
“Home visiting is a great area of potential partnership between First 5 LA and the County.” - Board Chair and L.A. County Supervisor...

Commissioner’s Corner - Best Wishes to Suzanne Bostwick and Welcome to Brandon Nichols
Two significant changes to the First 5 LA Board took place in May: Commissioner Suzanne Bostwick retired from her four-year role as a Board alternate...

Help Me Grow–LA Launches to Improve Developmental Outcomes
Years ago, First 5 LA Commissioner Cynthia Harding said reaching out for help about her child's development left her feeling confused and helpless...

4 People and a Point to Ponder – “What is the Best Advice Your Dad Has Ever Given You?”
First 5 LA’s vision is a future where every child prenatal to age 5 in Los Angeles County grows up healthy, protected and ready to succeed in...

First 5 LA’s Fiscal Year 16-17 Budget Aims to Make a Broader Impact for Children and Families Across L.A. County
Budget Advances Emphasis on Sustainable Public Financing, Public Policy and Systems-level ChangeLOS ANGELES – First 5 LA’s Board of...

First 5 LA Names Daniela Pineda, Ph.D. as Vice President of Integration & Learning
LOS ANGELES– First 5 LA, a leading public grantmaking and child advocacy organization, today named Daniela Pineda, Ph.D. as Vice President of...

First 5 LA Names Kim Pattillo Brownson as Vice President of Policy & Strategy
LOS ANGELES– First 5 LA, a leading public grantmaking and child advocacy organization, today named Kim Pattillo Brownson as Vice President of...

Capitol Gains: First 5 LA Advocates for Kids
"Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see." — John F. Kennedy, 35th President of...

What We’re Doing – First 5 LA Names Two New Leaders
First 5 LA named Christina Altmayer as Vice President of Programs and Carl Gayden as Senior Director of Administration in April. The Vice President of...

First 5 LA Saves the (Rainy) Day at Book Fair
“Awesome.” “Thoughtful.” “Smart.” Those were just a few of the words used to describe the breastfeeding and diaper...

State of the Art Dental Clinic is Smiles Ahead
It’s all turning up smiles on Zonal Avenue in Los Angeles.The community recently gathered at the Children’s Medical Village at the LAC+USC...

Commission Summary for April 14, 2016
These Commission Summaries are intended to provide highlights of the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners’ actions to advance the outcome areas of...

4 People and a Point to Ponder
First 5 LA’s vision is a future where every child prenatal to age 5 in Los Angeles County grows up healthy, protected and ready to succeed in...

First 5 LA Names Christina Altmayer as Vice President of Programs and Carl Gayden as Senior Director of Administration
LOS ANGELES – First 5 LA, a leading public grantmaking and child advocacy organization, today named Christina Altmayer as Vice President of...

When Digital Divides
Amberlyn Garrubba was consumed. At mealtime with her husband and three children under 5 years old, the Palmdale mother sometimes served their dinner...

What We’re Doing
Each month, Executive Director Kim Belshé reports to the Board the highlights and key developments made in the work of First 5 LA and the...
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