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Next Commission meeting will be held on December 4, 2017 at 3:30

  • Published on August 15, 2017

    The First 5 Express is a bilingual children’s activity center that travels across California to inspire families to understand the importance of a child’s earliest years and the positive impact they can have on brain development through talking, reading, and singing.

  • Published on June 20, 2017

    The First 5 Sonoma County Commission is seeking to fill two Commissioner seats.

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  • When: December 6, 2017 at 9:00 AM

    Quality Counts is the Quality Improvement and Rating System (QIRS) for early care and education programs in Sonoma County. Sonoma County’s QIRS Consortia is made up of early childhood education community members.

  • When: December 12, 2017 at 8:30 AM

    The Dental Health Network (DHN) strives to strengthen Sonoma County's dental health system. The DHN’s primary goal is to have 75% of Sonoma County’s 5 year olds be cavity-free by 2020; which supports First 5’s strategic plan Goal 1 to Increase the availability of high quality, accessible health care for children. The Network brings together advocates and providers to learn about and address oral health issues.

  • When: December 12, 2017 at 3:30 PM

    The Professional Community Advisory Committee (PCAC) advises the Commission on relevant issues of concern in the community and makes recommendations regarding strategic planning and evaluation.

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  • Five Ways to Prepare Your Young Child for Thanksgiving

    Five Ways to Prepare Your Young Child for Thanksgiving

    Published on November 22, 2017
    Below are five ways to make sure your kids get the most out of this special time with friends and family.
  • The New Importance of Children in America | Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health

    The New Importance of Children in America| Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health

    Published on November 21, 2017
    Ensuring children’s health and well being in the U.S. has never been more critical to the nation’s economic and political future, according to The New Importance of Children, a report co-funded by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health and the Children’s Hospital Association.
  • CDC's Milestone Tracker Mobile App

    CDC's Milestone Tracker Mobile App

    Published on November 20, 2017
    There is a new smartphone app out called "Milestone Tracker," designed to help you track your child's development. This app was developed by the Centers for Disease control. Why is it important? "When we catch a problem early, we can start helping early, and starting early can make all the difference for the life, and future, of a child." Click to find out more!
  • First 5 Association of California

    Published on November 17, 2017
  • Photos from First 5 Sonoma County's post

    Published on November 17, 2017
    First 5 Sonoma representing Sonoma County at the CA Assembly Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education in Oakland. Today’s subject is workforce development, a crucial topic for the success and education of our children!
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