First 5 LA

First 5 LA is a leading early childhood advocacy organization, systems-change leader, and grant-maker, which seeks results through policy change, practice change and public-will building. It does so with diverse partners who share First 5 LA’s aspirations for children and with an intentional focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. Over the past 20+ years, First 5 LA has invested more than $2 billion to improve the wellbeing of children prenatal to age five. The FY 2020-21 budget of $120 million makes First 5 LA one of the largest investors in early childhood wellbeing in the country.