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Video Annual Report to the Community
First 5 Solano is pleased to release its Video Annual Report to the Community (ARC). The goal of the video ARC contains basic information about First 5 Solano and highlights services of community partners. The video ARC also contains funding information for FY2012/13, the first year of the current 3-year funding cycle. The video ARC includes interviews with First 5 Solano Grantees, parents and providers of First 5 Solano funded services, First 5 staff and the Commission Chair. For more information about First 5 Solano funded services or programs in the annual report, please contact us at 707.784.1332.
Annual Report Video Link
Annual Report Video Link (with Spanish subtitles)
Support Your Future Workforce: Sponsor a Pre-K Academy Student Today!
For just $200 you can sponsor a child in your community to begin their education with the skills necessary to succeed academically. Your $200 contribution is matched dollar-for-dollar by First 5 Solano to send at-risk children with no prior preschool experience to a Pre-K academy in summer 2014.
“One of the most powerful indicators of a student being at risk for school failure in their later years is their lack of readiness for kindergarten. For years the Pre-K academies have successfully helped prepare students that have little or no preschool experience. There is no question in my mind that this relatively small investment at this early age absolutely can change the course of a child’s life”. - Jay Speck Solano County Superintendent of Schools and First 5 Solano Commission Chair.
To see a short video of highlights from 2013 Pre-K Academies, click here.
Sponsor online today! Yes, I want to sponsor a child!
For more information, please call Ciara Gonsalves (707) 784-1338 or e-mail CCGonsalves@solanocounty.com
Help Me Grow Solano is a collaborative partnership of all First 5 Solano funded programs as well as other public and private partners serving the prenatal through age 5 population in Solano County. Help Me Grow Solano provides a central point of access for services; health provider outreach; community outreach; and data collection and outcomes. The goals of Help Me Grow Solano include promoting awareness of the importance of early identification and intervention and linkage to services county-wide for children prenatal through age 5 among parents, clinicians, policy makers, and the public; and ultimately promote children's optimal health, mental health, family support, and development by ensuring that families are connected with needed resources.