Building a better future for California’s youngest children.
The First 5 Association of CA (F5AC) is a membership and advocacy organization representing county First 5s. We are the largest network in California—including counties, partners and families—solely dedicated to children prenatal to age 5.
For 25 years, F5AC has uplifted the voices and experiences of families with young children across the state to policymakers to ensure California’s youngest residents are safe, healthy and ready to thrive. Our priorities include:
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Published study by First 5 San Bernardino shows parenting education plays crucial role in the prevention of child maltreatment
In a first for First 5 San Bernardino (F5SB), a research study based on one of the organization’s initiatives was recently published highlighting the importance parenting education programs play in preventing child abuse and neglect.
Rep. Ro Khanna Hosts Roundtable Conversation on Baby Formula Shortage with First 5 Santa Clara CEO and Parents
On Tuesday, June 1, Rep. Ro Khanna hosted a roundtable conversation with First 5 Santa Clara County CEO, Jennifer Kelleher Cloyd and a Bay Area parent in Santa Clara County. Santa Clara County parents and caregivers