First 5 LA Strategic Plan

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Making the News: Pregnant in a Pandemic

In the early days of the pandemic, Atlantic staff reporter A...

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Celebrating Home Visitors in the Era Of COVID-19 and Racial Injustice

In the context of a global pandemic and rising awareness abo...

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Census 2020: An Angel Earns Her Wings in the City of Angels

As an immigrant from Oaxaca, Mexico, Deisy Gutierrez thought...

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Helping Child Care Centers Navigate Lead in Water Tests

Edith Sanchez was concerned. Officials wanted to test th...

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The result of these three things – focus, collaboration and participation – has amplified our mission, work and importance. -Sheila Kuehl

L.A. County Supervisor and First 5 LA Commission Chair Sheila Kuehl pointed out the trajectory of First 5 LA in the areas of focus, collaboration and participation: Focusing on how our investments engage communities and partners; using what we learn from our programs to better collaborate with other partners; and participating with partners like the county during a time of diminishing revenues.
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What’s the status of children prenatal to age 5 and their families?

Learn more about why the work First 5 LA and it’s partners do is so important in L.A. County here.