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    July 22, 2016
    Why Companies Have Started to Coach New Parents (New York Times)

    At a time when new parents may find themselves overwhelmed — even sobbing late at night as they deal with their new at-home responsibilities while trying to hold down a full-time job — a growing number of companies are making efforts to soften the blow. Read more >

    July 12, 2016
    What do we invest in the country’s youngest? Little to nothing

    How the U.S. became one of the worst countries in the developed world for children under five… Read more >

    February 1, 2016
    Advancement Project: The Case for Increased Investment in L.A. County’s Early Learning System

    Early care and education programs are crucial to preparing our children for success in the K-12 system, and help close the achievement gap… Download Report >

    January 31, 2016
    Advocates point to severe shortage of early ed care in LA County

    EdSource Read more >

    January 19, 2016
    How home visits for vulnerable moms boost kids’ brainpower

    PBS Newshour Watch >

    January 15, 2016
    Calif. Bill Would Fund Trauma and Mental Health Services for Students

    New America Media Read more >

    December 28, 2015
    The top 25 hedge fund managers earn more than all kindergarten teachers in the U.S. combined

    Washington Post Read more >

    December 17, 2015
    Congress Invests Nearly $1 Billion in New Money for Early Care and Learning in Appropriations Bill

    First 5 Years Fund Read more >

    November 17, 2015
    Only in America: Four years into life, poor kids are already an entire year behind

    Washington Post Read more >

    November 10, 2015
    Report: Family at the Center

    Authors: Harder + Company, LA Partnership for Early Childhood Investment Read more >