First 5 LA’s Week in Review is a weekly summary of the top news and research on early childhood issues from major news outlets, blogs and partner organizations.

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May 27th, 2021: The Road Ahead for Child Care, Trans Male/NonBinary Birth, Birth Rates’ Future Impact

May 20th, 2021: Back to the Office, Child Tax Credit, Mom Genes

May 13th, 2021: Newsom’s TK for All, Proof Points for Preschool, Black Birth and Trauma

May 6th, 2021: Child Care Clash, Black Maternal Health, Kids and Vaccines

April 29th, 2021: The American Families Plan, State of Babies Yearbook, Baby Bust

April 22nd, 2021: Beuter Steps Down, $39 Billion for Child Care, Back to School

April 8th, 2021: Child Care Stipend for Teachers, Mass Parental Bereavement, Migrant Children in Long Beach

April 1st, 2021: Postpartum Racial Disparities, School Reopenings, Vaccines and Pregnancy

March 25th, 2021: Child Care Collapse, Build Back Better for Kids, Military Supports Moms

March 18th, 2021: Medicaid Extension, Six Feet or Three Feet, Online Intervention

March 11th, 2021: The American Rescue Plan, Mothers Still Struggling, Building Back Child Care

March 4th, 2021: Vaccines for Teachers and Providers, Doulas and Medicaid, Read Across America in 2021

February 25th, 2021: Workforce Index 2020, Vaccines for Teachers and Providers, Learning Loss

February 18th, 2021: Save Childcare, Vaccines and Kids, The Reopening Divide

February 11th, 2021: Moms in Crisis, Federal Child Benefits, Black Maternal Health and The Momnibus Act of 2021

February 4th, 2021: Pregnancy and Vaccines, Blog Series about Child Care, Black Doulas and Midwives

January 28th, 2021: Spotlight on Working Moms, Slashing Child Poverty, Pandemic Baby Bust

January 21st, 2021: The American Rescue Plan, Children’s Screentime, Health and Economic Disparities During the Pandemic 

January 14th, 2021: Gov. Newsom’s Budget Proposal, Save Childcare Save The Economy, School Reopenings and the Vaccine

January 7th, 2021: Families Process Unrest at Capitol, New Effort to Reopen Schools, No Sugar Under 2 Years Old

December 17th, 2020: African-American Maternal Mortality, Paid Leave In California, Vaccines and Schools

December 10th, 2020: Pregnant People and the Vaccine, CA Bill Package, Baby Bust

December 3rd, 2020: Vaccines and Kids, The Master Plan For Early Learning and Care, Preschool Discipline and Racial Disparities

November 29th, 2020: The Master Plan For Early Learning and Care, Black Mothers and the Workforce, A Different Thanksgiving

November 12th, 2020: Impact of Climate Change on Birth Outcomes, Kids and COVID-19 Antibodies, Parents Reach New Breaking Point

November 5th, 2020: Universal Pre-K Gains Momentum, Public Charge, More Kids with COVID

October 22nd, 2020: Homeless Students, BIPOC in ECE Leadership, The Compton Pledge

October 15th, 2020: Child Care is Safe, More on Working Mothers, Health Inequities Start Early

October 8th, 2020: Mothers Leaving the Workforce, Baby and Toddler Care, More on Census

October 1st, 2020: Missing Kids, Stressed Parents, Census 2020’s Moving Target

September 24th, 2020: Missing Kinder, Pre-K Reopens in NYC, Social Emotional Learning in a Pandemic

September 17th, 2020: New Funding for L.A. County Child Care, Persistent Health Disparities, P-3

September 10th, 2020: Child Care Collapse, Census 2020, Financial Suffering for Families

September 3rd, 2020: 6,000 Fewer Kindergartners, Free Child Care for Low-Income Families, Health Disparities in Kids

August 27th, 2020: Kinder Kick-Off, Black Breastfeeding Week, Coffee and Pregnancy

August 20th, 2020: Breastfeeding Online, Mental Health for Parents and Kids, Black Doctors and Newborns

August 13th, 2020: Giving Birth in a Pandemic, 40% More Kids with COVD-19, Warren on Child Care

August 6th, 2020: Viral Load in Children, No Waivers for L.A. County, Pregnancy and COVID-19

July 30th, 2020: Child Care Providers Unionize, Child Care Bailout Bills, Virus Transmission Between Mother & Newborn

July 23rd, 2020: Pandemic Pods, Child Care on the Brink, Infants with COVID-19

July 16th, 2020: Los Angeles Schools Remain Virtual, Child Care Union, Lead in the Water

July 9th, 2020: The Complexities of Reopening Child Care and Schools, Parents and Employers, Event Opportunity

June 25th, 2020: Summer Camp and Parent Burnout, Racism is a Public Health Crisis, Father’s Day Reflections

June 18th, 2020: Anti-racist Parenting, Pre-K Closes Gaps, Baby Bust, State of Babies Yearbook 2020

June 11th, 2020: Elmo Says No to Racism, Reopening Guidelines, Childcare in Short Supply

June 4th, 2020: The Equity Focused Issue

May 28th, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #11

May 21st, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #10

May 14th, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #9

May 7th, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #8

April 30th, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #7

April 23rd, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #6

April 16th, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #5

April 10th, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #4

April 2nd, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #3

March 26th, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #2

March 19th, 2020: The COVID-19 Special Edition #1

March 12th, 2020: Babies, Kids, Parents and Coronavirus, “Momnibus” 2020, A Unifying Framework for America’s ECE Workforce

March 5th, 2020: Coronavirus and Kids, Child Care in Alameda County, Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

February 27th, 2020: Public Charge Begins, California Education Lawsuit, Potter the Otter

Pride Month 2023: All Out with Pride

Pride Month 2023: All Out with Pride

June 2023 All Out With Pride! Words and sentiments to celebrate in 2023, as Los Angeles County lifts-up this year’s Pride Month theme in recognition of the contributions made, culture celebrated, challenges faced, voices shared, those lost, and the activism of allies...