In this special edition of Early Childhood Matters read how:
A brother’s nightmare in school haunts his sister into action.
A mother’s absence from her young boy becomes a lesson in sacrifice.
A father’s lifelong work helping others benefits him in the end.
A family of kids grows up to become champions for children.
We are taking a break from our usual format to bring you the tales of four of California’s Champions for Children whose work in the state capitol impacts the lives of young children in Los Angeles County and statewide: Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Chief of Staff Ann O’Leary, Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), and Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica). In this special issue, we interview each of these leaders about their priorities and passions; provide a snapshot of new state lawmakers from L.A. County; and offer the latest news from First 5 LA.
Who's Who of New L.A. County-Based State Legislators