First 5 LA Commissioned a focus group of 100 black woman about their experiences with the health care system as well as pregnancy to further understand the impact of racism on a black woman’s well being. Here are the findings.

To view the full report, click here.

To view the executive summary, click here.




Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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Celebrating Filipino American History Month

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