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The next regular meeting of the Riverside County Children and Families Commission will be held on October 25, 2017 at
2 p.m. Click here for a full meeting schedule.



FIRST 5 RIVERSIDE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER VACANCIES - DISTRICT I & V for 2017-2019

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors (BOS) and the First 5 Riverside Commission is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee to the Commission. Click here to download the application. Please contact Lynn Stephens, Commission Secretary at lstephens@rccfc.org with any questions.


BUILDING RESILIENT COMMUNITIES: ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES (ACEs)

First 5 Riverside, in partnership with the County of Riverside and the Riverside University Health System – Public Health, hosted a town hall that brought together hundreds of health experts, educators and community leaders to discuss how to strengthen families and help children overcome the effects of traumatic events. Participants gained insight from three panels, focused on 0-5, youth and parents, and expert speakers. To learn more and view the presentation materials, visit the Riverside Resilience tab here.


IMPROVING ORAL HEALTH FOR ALL CALIFORNIANS

First 5 Riverside in collaboration with the California Department of Public Health and The Children's Partnership hosted the Improving the Oral Health of Californians Through Home Visitation Summit. Home visitors were invited to join us for learning and sharing to improve oral health education and care for families and young children. Program updates, table discussions and materials we included in the activities.

Click here to view the presentation materials.


NAPA INFANT-PARENT MENTAL HEALTH FELLOWSHIP

The application window for the 2017-2018 cohort of the Napa Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship has opened. Participants have the opportunity to hear from, and interact with, some of the most recognized experts in the field of infant mental health, and to engage in a practive-based mentoring model. Read blog from Riverside County's first fellow sponsored by First 5 Riverside.


QUALITY EARLY LEARNING MATTERS!

Ninety percent of a child's brain is already developed by age 5. Children's earliest experiences have long-lasting effects on their potential to succeed in life. That's why First 5 Riverside is committed to ensuring our youngest children in Riverside County have the best start in life. Join us! The following is information about early learning, its importance and how to get involved:
LEARN 5 Numbers About Child Development; Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything Video, QRIS Facts, Quality Start RivCo, Quality Early Learning in the 3rd District, Cultural Pride & School Readiness
SHARE First 5 Riverside's Strategic Plan, Talk.Read.Sing.
TAKE the First 5 Pledge


LOOKING FOR SUPPORT AND RESOURCES?

First 5 Riverside supports early learning, child health and family strengthening so all Riverside County children through age 5 can build a strong foundation for success in school and beyond. See our directory of grantees and partner programs and services in Riverside County.