"Good Day LA" Series Parenting with Purpose covers Dual Language Learning.

First 5 California Commissioner Alejandra Campoverdi sits down with Fox-11 Morning News to explain how dual-language learning benefits young children.

"Good Day LA" Series Parenting with Purpose Covers Reading.

Fox-11 Morning News explores the importance of reading with kids right from the start.

"Sac & Co" Series Celebrates Halloween and Holiday Reading Opportunities.

Happy Halloween from First 5 California! Jami Lopez (A.K.A. Pippi Longstocking) joins Sac & Co to explore the fun stories and books you can read with young kids to celebrate.

"Sac & Co" Series Discusses Early Math.

Hear experts share advice on how to incorporate Early Math skills into everyday routines.

ABC-10 Morning News Interviews First 5 California Executive Director about Introducing Kids to the Kitchen.

Messes aside, your kitchen is truly an amazing laboratory for learning. Find out the scoop on this news segment with First 5 California's Executive Director Camille Maben!

ABC-10 Morning News Interviews First 5 California Executive Director about Singing.

First 5 California Executive Director visits ABC-10 Morning News to talk about the importance of singing with young kids and offers tips on making it an everyday experience.

CBS Sacramento Covers First 5 California and Sacramento Kings Reading Celebration.

Sacramento Kings Legend Doug Christie joined First 5 California in celebrating Read Across America Day by reading and singing with over 200 preschoolers. CBS Sacramento covered the event.

First 5 California Celebrates 20 Years for Kids

First 5 California Celebrates 20 Years for Kids. We're committed to supporting the healthy development of children from birth through age 5.

How I Really Got Here - The Sgt. Emada Tingirides Story

Sgt. Emada Tingirides shares her story and how Talk. Read. Sing.® helped her get through a difficult childhood and become a force for good in her community.

"From the Moment They're Born"

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