Authored by Kim Belshé

First 5 LA: State Budget Reflects Governor Newsom and Legislative Leaders’ Comprehensive Commitment to Children and Families

LOS ANGELES – First 5 LA Executive Director Kim Belshé to...

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Statement from Executive Director Kim Belshé on State Senate and State Assembly’s Proposed California State Budget

LOS ANGELES –First 5 LA today released the following state...

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Statement from Executive Director Kim Belshé on Governor Newsom’s May Revision to the California State Budget

LOS ANGELES – First 5 LA today released the following stat...

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Executive Director Kim Belshé Praises Mayor Garcetti’s Commitment to Strengthen Early Childhood Educator Workforce

LOS ANGELES – In his State of the City Address, Mayor Eric...

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Kim Belshé

Connecting Points: Are We There Yet?

Published July 11, 2018

By Kim Belshé, Executive Director of First 5 LA The Board of Commissioners meets on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m., unless otherwise indicated, at the First 5 LA offices. All meetings are open to the public, and agendas ar...
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Kim Belshé, Champion for Children: “A Matter of Fairness”

Published January 1, 2018

Editor’s Note: With proposals emerging from Washington, D.C. threatening First 5 LA’s mission, values and goals that put child opportunity and well-being at the center, First 5 LA’s new strategic direction and role as an advocate for po...
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First 5 LA Executive Director Kim Belshé Congratulates Assemblymember Anthony Rendon on His Inauguration as Speaker

Published March 7, 2016

Head of Leading Early Childhood Advocacy Organization Looks Forward to Working with Speaker Rendon on Policies to Help Give L.A. County’s Kids the Best Start LOS ANGELES – First 5 LA Executive Director Kim Belshé offered the follo...
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KIM BELSHE, FORMER SECRETARY OF CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY, SELECTED TO LEAD FIRST 5 LA

Published October 11, 2012

LOS ANGELES-------- Kim Belshe has been named the new Executive Director of First 5 LA. Belshe, a veteran public administrator and nationally-recognized policy expert, will join the agency in early November. Belshe served as the Secretary of...
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