Jul 22, 2019
With the generous support of the Pritzker Children’s Initiative, we're working to improve the health and development of California's infants and toddlers. Our aim is to close disparities in preterm births and negative birth outcomes; increase the number of infants and toddlers who receive essential health services and supports; and ensure infants and toddlers with developmental delays and behavioral concerns are served by high-quality, seamless systems of care.
May 23, 2023
This policy framework captures First 5s’ fundamental beliefs and goals for home visiting. It is intended to inform the First 5 Association’s home visiting advocacy and systems building efforts over the next several years.
May 10, 2023
To better understand First 5s’ family engagement efforts, First 5 Center for Children’s Policy conducted a two-part qualitative research project involving interviews with local First 5s. This brief includes a description of the project’s methodology and findings, as well as lessons learned to support authentic, equity-centered engagement with families.
Oct 6, 2022
This brief summarizes a literature review and key informant interviews with KRI developers, early childhood advocates, educators, and researchers, and highlights four key considerations that may help local early childhood and education leaders, state policy makers and others create more equity-focused systems for California’s families.