On May 11, Governor Brown released his revision to the State Budget for FY 17-18. We thank Governor Brown and his administration for choosing to restore promised funding for early care and education through this proposal. This is a win for families and early learning providers, as the funding will be used to increase State […]READ MORE
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LOS ANGELES, CA–LAUP, a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of early learning, has been awarded with a $3 million Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funding allows LAUP to support 122 infants and toddlers with high-quality early learning and care within high-need zip codes […]READ MORE
Los Angeles, CA – April 20, 2017 – The national movement of Generation to Generation takes root in Los Angeles, where a robust group of over 20 local organizations, agencies and leaders have come together to bridge the oldest and youngest generations through a community-based volunteer program. Generation to Generation Los Angeles (Gen2Gen LA) seeks […]READ MORE
Multi-year Research Study Data Reveals a Nurturing Environment is Critical for Young Children from Spanish-language Households Learning English LOS ANGELES — First 5 LA released the latest edition of the Universal Preschool Child Outcomes Study (UPCOS), highlighting the impact quality teachers, nurturing environments and interactive and tailored approaches to learning have on children, in particular for […]READ MORE
LAUP, a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of early learning, has issued a statement following the Trump Administration’s federal budget proposal released yesterday: “As an advocate for young children and families, we are deeply concerned that the Administration is proposing a $9 Billion (13%) reduction to the Department of Education budget and a $15.1 […]READ MORE