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Moving Forward, Together in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear Friends, First 5 LA’s commitment to young children a...

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An Update to Our Partners on COVID-19 from First 5 LA Executive Director Kim Belshé

Dear Partners: Thank you for your leadership and critical w...

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A Letter to Our Partners from First 5 LA Executive Director Kim Belshé

FOR INFORMATION AND RESOURCES REGARDING COVID-19, CLICK HERE...

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A California Budget Proposal that Prioritizes Young Children

Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget builds upon the ro...

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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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