First 5

Next Commission meeting is Monday, August 27
  • When: September 24, 2018 at 3:30 PM

    First 5 Commissioners collaborate to fill gaps and better serve the needs of children 0-5 and their families. 

  • When: October 22, 2018 at 3:30 PM

    First 5 Commissioners collaborate to fill gaps and better serve the needs of children 0-5 and their families. 

  • When: December 3, 2018 at 3:30 PM

    First 5 Commissioners collaborate to fill gaps and better serve the needs of children 0-5 and their families. 

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  • Racism Harms Children's Health, Survey Finds

    Published on July 17, 2018
    Hable con sus hijos acerca del orgullo cultural. Hacer esto ayuda a mejorar el logro académico, a controlar la ira y reducir la agresión física. ¡Reforzar el orgullo cultural también aumenta la autoestima en los niños! Nunca es demasiado temprano para comenzar estas conversaciones. Aprenda más en este artículo de la revista Smithsonian: https://goo.gl/G2nf6Z #resistencia #trauma #autocuidado #educación
  • Racism Harms Children's Health, Survey Finds

    Published on July 17, 2018
    Talk with your children about cultural pride. It helps improve academic achievement, anger control, and reduces physical aggression. Reinforcing cultural pride increases self-esteem in children, too! It’s never too early to start these conversations. Learn more from this Smithsonian Magazine article: https://goo.gl/G2nf6Z #resiliency #trauma #selfcare #education
  • First 5 Association of California

    Published on July 14, 2018
    What is "toxic stress" and how does it effect children and their parents who are separated at the border?
  • DADS PARENT CAFE_May-July 2018.pdf

    Published on July 11, 2018
    Hey Dads! Join us at this last Dads Café of this series, even if this is your first time. All are welcomed! Gentlemen who RSVP and attend this café will be entered into a drawing and receive a certificate of participation. *This event is open to all dads, male mentors, guardians and other men committed to keeping the children in their lives safe and their families strong. Date: Saturday - July 21, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Child Parent Institute (CPI) 3650 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa Two ways to register: Email: slemus@sonoma4cs.org Call: 707-522-1413 x133 Every day it’s our duty and our pleasure to keep our families strong and nurture our children. Dads help make it happen every day. This is a real opportunity to share your experiences as a father with other dads working hard to keep their families strong. It’s a safe place to network, learn, and tap into your own wisdom. Feel free to invite your friends and family to what is sure to be a phenomenal time.
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