First 5

Commission meeting are held on the 4th Mondays at 5340 Skylane Blvd, Santa Rosa
  • When: April 22, 2019 at 3:30 PM

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

  • When: May 20, 2019 at 3:30 PM

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

  • When: June 24, 2019 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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  • Photos from First 5 Sonoma County's post

    Published on March 18, 2019
    Join the First 5 Express at the Petaluma Library on Wed. March 20 for story telling, activities and prizes!
  • Screen time for kids under 2 more than doubles, study finds

    Published on March 12, 2019
    "Excessive screen time early in life has been associated with cognitive, language and social and emotional delays, probably because screen time decreases the time kids spend interacting with parents." https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/18/health/kids-screen-time-tv-study/index.html
  • First 5 California - Brain Building Moments

    Published on February 25, 2019
    First 5 California has partnered with Vroom to provide you with over 1,000 fun and free tips and activities to help add learning to mealtime, bath time, bedtime, or anytime! http://first5california.com/learning-center.aspx?id=9&sub=138
  • ‘Under-diagnosed and overlooked:’ Crippling postpartum depression puts many new mothers at risk

    Published on February 17, 2019
    This Press Democrat article highlights an important and pervasive issue. One in five mothers experience postpartum depression or related mood disorders, yet many suffer in silence, undiagnosed and untreated. Read local women's stories and learn more about the resources available to help (including Child Parent Institute's First 5 funded Mothers & Babies program). https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/9259080-181/no-one-can-do-this?fbclid=IwAR2yiMzlkadaujb8kk2wyzUPZpRpx27d8zKuvFhaqOQud7VQMgsNsiN-2aA
  • Edward F. Zigler, an architect of the Head Start program and a scholar of childhood, dies at 88

    Published on February 12, 2019
    "Dr. Zigler, who served Republican and Democratic presidents, believed Americans should be united by the cause of children." https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/edward-f-zigler-an-architect-of-the-head-start-program-and-a-scholar-of-childhood-dies-at-88/2019/02/09/d57205ac-2c8a-11e9-984d-9b8fba003e81_story.html?utm_term=.b1a88f1523b3
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