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First 5, partners launch ‘All Together Now’ campaign for California’s young kids

This commentary was submitted by volunteer contributor Jess Berthold, Communications Director, First 5 Association of California. In mid-August, First 5 joined with fellow early childhood advocates to launch All Together Now, a new campaign and...

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Festival showcases children’s explorations

On Tuesday, April 24, 2019,  a crowd of more than 200 early educators, families, and community members joined together at San Francisco State University to celebrate the “Festival of Learning,” an...

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Organized and energized, the voice of First 5 on full display in Sacramento

On April 30, 2019, First 5 representatives from 41 counties assembled in Sacramento to advocate for young children and their families.   First 5 leaders held more than 100 meetings with members of the Assembly and...

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First 5 San Francisco Announces Leadership Transitions

San Francisco Mayor London Breed recently announced that First 5 Executive Director Ingrid X. Mezquita will lead the Office of Early Care and Education (OECE) as its new director. First 5 greets this news with great enthusiasm and optimism for...

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