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News And Annoucements Index
A running log of First 5 LA's News And Annoucements
- July 30, 2012Before the school year starts and the cold weather comes, parents should ensure their children are properly vaccinated.
- July 30, 2012Study raises questions on children's sleep guidelines.
- July 30, 2012Senate appropriations will examine bills that could improve access to healthy foods and increase support for low-income moms.
- July 23, 2012The Board of Commissioners allocated $400 million to programs to assist young children and their families in L.A. County.
- July 23, 2012A new brief explores how parents continue to support children's education after leaving family literacy programs.
- July 23, 2012Closing the nation's achievement gap through promoting health and wellness in school environments.
- July 23, 2012Children's nutrition program cut by $16.5 billion in U.S. House Committee.
- July 23, 2012Positive thinking is something learned in early childhood, and can be swayed by parents' optimism or pessimism.
- July 18, 2012Facing problems most children don't even know about, a recent First 5 LA study has found that, on any given night, at least 3,000 children 5 years and younger are homeless in Los Angeles County.
- July 12, 2012New plan will result in anti-obesity, health, dental care and vision care services and shelter for thousands of children 0-5 through a new, comprehensive funding strategy
- July 9, 2012The CEO of CommuniCard works with community organizations to better serve the Hispanic population.
- July 9, 2012Pending motion could lead to a ban of soda sales in Los Angeles City parks and libraries.
- July 9, 2012Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act, affirming steps already taken in California to improve children's health.
- July 9, 2012Major cuts and line-item vetoes to children's programs.
- July 9, 2012New study on FFN in L.A. County identifies characteristics and challenges of unlicensed, home-based child care providers.
- July 9, 2012Salad with a cause, summer learning and the results of an L.A. County Civil Grand Jury investigation into First 5 LA in this month's News and Congrats.
- June 25, 2012Up to 24 hospitals in L.A. County could be selected by First 5 LA to provide Universal Newborn Assessments and Welcome Baby.
- June 25, 2012Controversial legislation that would provide free diapers to low-income families not likely to pass.
- June 25, 2012Massive cuts to children's nutrition programs are being debated in the reauthorization of the federal Farm Bill.
- June 25, 2012Two bills important to first-time mothers and young kids will be considered by a Senate policy committee tomorrow.
- June 25, 2012Those who work with children, and those who raise them, took part in an event to learn about exercise, nutrition and fighting obesity.
- June 18, 2012Exploring data and care for maternal and child well-being was the mission of a recent two-day conference.
- June 18, 2012Sometimes, it's not always a good idea to Get Out & Play. Heat and smog should factor in to a child's outdoor physical activities.
- June 18, 2012Early bilingualism can give kids a big advantage in school and the workforce.
- June 18, 2012The state Legislature passed a budget that managed to stave off a number of major cuts to kids' programs.
- June 11, 2012The statewide Proposition 10 commission is facing a funding grab. What is the organization, its role and its relationship to local commissions?
- June 11, 2012First 5 LA researchers and partners examine U.S. Census Bureau statistics to show who lives in Los Angeles County.
- June 11, 2012The modern day dad takes on more of the child care duties than their fathers did ... but less of them live with their kids.
- June 11, 2012Physical activity is key in the fight against childhood obesity - but how much exercise should young children be getting?
- June 11, 2012Researchers explore links between left- and right-handedness to nature, nurture and the brain.