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Scenes of early reading abound at Panorama City Library
Moms sharing picture books with their toddlers. Families reading children’s books together afterschool. Parents enjoying story time with their...

Book Fairy Aims to Inspire Early Reading
Armed with a special book wand and “reading wings,” the Best Start Book Fairy is making its debut this month to inspire children to read...

Best Start Community Partner Benita Duran: Putting Ready to Learn! into practice
A group of South Los Angeles visionaries recently got their first taste of civic duty. Their task: To design a public park. Their tools: Crayons, yarn...

Families Play and Learn with Best Start at Taste of Soul Festival
First 5 LA and Best Start were in attendance at the 6th Annual Taste of Soul Festival on Saturday, Oct. 15. An estimated 250,000 people enjoyed music...

Northeast Valley Community - Partnership Meeting Materials
Past Meeting NotesJune 2016Northeast Valley Community Meeting Notes English, June 23, 2016Northeast Valley Community Meeting Notes Spanish, June 23...

Best Start Palmdale - Partnership Meeting Materials
Regional Meeting Notes – EnglishRegional Meeting Notes – SpanishGuidance Body Meeting AgendasOctober 2, 2012September 11, 2012January 31...

Best Start Panorama City & Neighbors - Partnership Meeting Materials
Past Meeting NotesJune 2016Panorama City Community Meeting Notes English, June 28, 2016Panorama City Community Meeting Notes Spanish, June 28, 2016May...

Best Start South Los Angeles/West Athens - Partnership Meeting Materials
Meeting AgendasRegional Meeting Notes – EnglishRegional Meeting Notes – SpanishPartnership Meeting NotesFebruary 2015Community Meeting...

Best Start Southeast LA County Cities - Partnership Meeting Materials
Regional Meeting Notes – EnglishRegional Meeting Notes – SpanishGuiding Workgroup ListJune 2011 Presentation at June 27, 2011 Community...

Best Start Watts-Willowbrook - Partnership Meeting Materials
Meeting AgendasRegional Meeting Notes – EnglishRegional Meeting Notes – SpanishPast Meeting NotesAugust 2012Community Meeting, August 22...

Best Start Wilmington - Partnership Meeting Materials
Meeting AgendasRegional Meeting Notes – EnglishRegional Meeting Notes – Spanish...

Best Start Broadway-Manchester - Partnership Meeting Materials
Meeting Agendas September 30, 2014 community partnership July 29, 2014 community partnership June 24, 2014 community partnership May 30, 2014...

Best Start Metro LA - Partnership Meeting Materials
Regional Meeting Notes – English Regional Meeting Notes – Spanish...

Best Start Central Long Beach - Partnership Meeting Materials
Past Meeting Notes Regional Meeting Notes – English Regional Meeting Notes – Spanish Regional Meeting Notes – Khmer Home...

Best Start East Los Angeles - Partnership Meeting Materials
Past Meeting NotesFebruary 2016Partnership Meeting, February 24, 2016Partnership Meeting, February 24, 2016, Spanish December 2011 Partnership...

Best Start South El Monte/El Monte - Partnership Meeting Materials
Past Meeting NotesJune 2016Communications Workgroup Meeting, June 2, 2016 (English PDF)May 2016Partnership Meeting, May 23, 2016 (English)Partnership...

Best Start Lancaster - Partnership Meeting Materials
Best Start Lancaster Meeting NotesMay 2015Best Start Lancaster Guidance Body Meeting, May 14, 2015 EnglishBest Start Lancaster Guidance Body Meeting...

City Terrace Coordinating Council Celebrates 25 years of Community Change
Watch the video about the City Terrace Coordinating Council: For Gloria Chavez, founder of the City Terrace Coordinating Council, ensuring that...

Thank you Panorama City Partnership Members!
As Best Start Partnerships continue to evolve, community members contribute their time, energy and effort to the process. Program Officers in the...

Best Start and First 5 LA get Ready to Learn!
Its never too early to start a childs learning and development. In fact, 90 percent of a childs brain develops in the first 3 years of life! With so...
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