Press Releases

3-17-2017
First 5 California Statement on President Trump's 2018 Proposed Budget

1-11-2017
First 5 California Statement on Governor Brown's Proposed 2017–18 California State Budget

12-22-2016
First 5 California Statement on George Halvorson and Muntu Davis Reappointment to First 5 California Commission

12-22-2016
Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth through Age 8.

06-22-2016
New Report on California’s Transitional Kindergarten Program Provides Data on Classroom Structure, Teachers, and Instruction

06-15-2016
First 5 California Applauds Legislature’s Approved Budget

04-11-2016
California Continues to Lead the Nation on Paid Family Leave Policy

02-29-2016
Lupe Jaime Appointed to First 5 California Commission

02-26-2016
Shana Hazan Appointed First 5 California Commissioner

01-07-2016
First 5 Joint Statement on the Governor's Proposed Budget

12-09-2015
First 5 Joint Statement on Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act

12-01-2015
Transitional Kindergarten Students Have Edge in Math and Literacy, New AIR Study Finds

11-17-2015
First 5 California's Executive Director Hails Proposed ESEA Rewrite

7-1-2015
Early Childhood Education Partnership Applauds State Budget

6-25-2015
First 5 California Welcomes Erin Pak

6-25-2015
Children Win with California's Budget Agreeement

5-15-2015
Governor Brown Proposes Only Minimal Increases in Quality Early Childhood Education

4-23-2015
First 5 California Commission Approves $190 Million for Early Education Quality Improvement System

3-06-2015
First 5 California Releases New Cookbook

2-10-2015
Child-Focused Summit Convenes Advocates And Experts To Streamline Efforts To Help California Children Thrive

1-09-2015
First 5 California's Executive Director Comments on Governor's Budget

12-08-2014
First 5 Calfornia Announces New Deputy Director to Head Up External and Governmental Affairs

3-12-2014
First 5 California Launches New Campaign to Talk, Read, and Sing