Skip to main content

Place-Based Investments

Displaying 1-14 of 14 results.

Certain Parenting Skills and Breastfeeding Are Strengths in Best Start Communities
Parents and caregivers in Best Start communities are doing well in areas of parental stress, giving praise and breastfeeding, but could use help with...

Trash Shall Not Pass!
The temperature was already rising at 7:30 a.m., promising another scorching day in South Los Angeles. But the heat could not deter members of the...

First 5 LA and St. Francis Medical Center Celebrate “Welcome Baby” Prenatal and Infant Care Program
LOS ANGELES------- A celebration for the "Welcome Baby" program at St. Francis Medical Center, launched in 2013 through an award of nearly $...

CBAR Opens Doors for Two Young Participants
Seventeen-year-old Joseph Tran needed community service hours for his college application. When his mother, a registered nurse, invited him to join...

Paying it Forward in a New Role
Congratulations to First 5 LA's Camille Donnell, recently elected to serve on the Greater Long Beach YMCA Early Childhood Education Board of...

Best Start Communities Help Literacy Take Flight for Families
Parents and their children from Best Start Communities are participating in the Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre “Engaging Family in Literacy&...

Best Start
Where you grow up matters. It can determine if you have access to healthy food, safe places to play and quality medical and child care - and...

Community Member Spotlight: Severiana Pablo
Severiana Pablo has lived her 58 years by one simple creed: “One might have a little but we still have to share what we have.&rdquo...

An Evolution in Grantmaking
As part of the 15th anniversary of the passage of Proposition 10, which provided funding to create First 5s throughout California, the Monday Morning...

Welcome Baby Program Expands to Six Area Hospitals
The success of Welcome Baby is spreading to six more area hospitals, giving thousands of new mothers in Los Angeles County access to personalized...

Models in Place-Based Funding: Lawrence CommunityWorks Turns Blight into Rebirth
Consider an eastern city established in the 1840s as a textile mill hub, powered by immigrant labor. Subject it to a 1920s industrial decline...

Policy Pick: Federal Budget, Place-Based Proposals
The trend of place-based investments has been growing in recent years, as demonstrated by First 5 LA's new Strategic Plan, and the Obama...

First 5 LA's New Strategic Plan: What Does "Place-Based" Funding Mean?
During its 10 years of investing in children's health and well-being, First 5 LA has learned that children and families are only as healthy and...

First 5 LA Allocates $2.1 Million To Identify Five "Baby Zones"
First 5 LA Commissioners last Thursday approved a revised implementation plan to identify five "Baby Zones" to demonstrate how LA County...
© 2004-2018 First 5 Los Angeles

First 5 LA · 750 North Alameda Street, Suite 300 · Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 213-482-5902 · Fax: 213-482-5903

Stay Informed · Privacy Policy and Terms of Use · FAQ · Contact Us · Site Map