Children's Voice - June 2019

Local families and students enjoyed an afternoon at Chandler Tripp Elementary School’s Family Carnival, presented by the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) on Friday, June 7. This annual event is open to Early Start and preschool families at Chandler Tripp and other local preschools. Young children and their families enjoyed a variety of activities including painting, bubbles, dancing, and pony rides. Close to 20 local agencies, including FIRST 5, Parents Helping Parents, the San Jose Public Library, provided tools and information to local families.

Children's Voice - May 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, First 5 commissions from across the state attended Advocacy Day at California’s state capitol in Sacramento. FIRST 5 Santa Clara County staff spent the day visiting local state officials. In between the meetings with lawmakers, First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom read a bilingual book to children and families on the lawn of the State Capitol. Siebel Newsom also received the “Champions for Children” Award for her work supporting early childhood education and development.