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Reviewing 2019, Preparing for 2020

Every year California’s state policy leaders make decision...

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All Together Now: A Budget Vision for Early Childhood Development

Earlier this month, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced revisions to...

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Expanding Our Approach to Advocacy with a New State and Federal Agenda

First 5 LA has long acknowledged the impact state and federa...

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Analysis: How Will Gov. Newsom’s Budget Proposal Impact California’s Young Children and Families?

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first state budget proposal is groundb...

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Analysis: How Will Gov. Newsom’s Budget Proposal Impact California’s Young Children and Families?

Published January 11, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first state budget proposal is groundbreaking in the depth and breadth of its investments in our youngest Californians. Placing a strong priority on young children and working families, Newsom’s “California for All”...
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New Year, New Laws for Kids and Families

Published January 9, 2019

The start of every year is typically associated with new beginnings. The start of 2019 is particularly energizing for early childhood advocates in California —a new governor, new budget proposals and new legislative ideas focused on Californ...
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First 5 LA Names Peter Barth as Director of Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs

Published April 2, 2015

Los Angeles, CA: Peter Barth has been selected as Director of Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs at First 5 LA. As the senior policy and intergovernmental affairs strategist for the organization, Barth will lead a team to inform public policy...
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