First 5 LA Strategic Plan

The 2020-2028 Strategic Plan articulates our commitment to making systems more family-centered and child-focused; in short, to help make systems work better for all families of Los Angeles County. The Strategic Plan builds on First 5 LA’s focus on systems change and our work with many partners to ensure that by 2028 — all children in Los Angeles County will enter kindergarten ready to succeed in school and life — a bold goal we refer to as First 5 LA’s “North Star.”

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A California Budget Proposal that Prioritizes Young Children

Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget builds upon the ro...

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What We're Doing: December 2019

Pictured L-R: (back row) Senior Government Affairs Strateg...

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Birth Equity Summit Explores the Link Between Racism and Black Infant Deaths

“We’re afraid,” Melissa Franklin confessed to the audi...

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An Ally Through Adversity

Giving birth a third time with two toddlers in tow can be tr...

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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.

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