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Taking place every three years as outlined in the 2020-28 Strategic Plan, the first cycle of the review and refinement process has been underway since July 2022 and will continue through 2023. Throughout 2023, First 5 LA will continue to review and refine our 2020-28 Strategic Plan.
The First 5 LA building is currently undergoing a capital improvement project. Learn more about First 5 LA’s CEQA exemption below.
Latest News & Resources
Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories: Women’s History Month 2023
March 2023 The origins of Women’s History Month began in Sonoma County, California, when a group of women that would later become the leaders behind the National Women’s History Alliance (formally known as the National Women’s History Project) started a grassroots...
First 5 LA’s Behind the Scenes of the MIECHV Reauthorization of 2022
February 28, 2023 During the Ways and Means Committee markup...
Feb. 9, 2023, Board of Commissioners Meeting Summary
February 28, 2023 First 5...
First 5 LA Commission Names New Board Chair and Vice-Chair
For Immediate Release: February 9, 2023 Contact: Marlene Fitzsimmons (213) 482-7807 [email protected] Ushering in a new era for the organization, L.A. County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell has been named Chair of First 5 LA’s Board of Commission, and DCFS...
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.