First 5 Alameda County Joins Live Q&A with Congressman Eric Swalwell

First 5 Alameda County Chief Executive Officer Kristin Spanos sat down for a Facebook Live Q&A with Congressman Eric Swalwell on August 21. The conversation centered on the challenges that children and families are facing during the pandemic, particularly around access to food and other necessities, including diapers/wipes, educational materials, cleaning products, and personal hygiene items. The discussion also focused on the need for policy solutions with an equity focus and the crucial role of our early care and education system as part of an economic recovery.

Watch the full Q&A here.

Kristen Spanos talks on a live video Q&A