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California's Master Plan for Early Learning and Care

Monday, January 25, 2021
10:30am - 12:00pm

Since coming to office, Governor Gavin Newsom has made bold investments in California's children- from $1.8 billion in early childhood to a comprehensive paid family leave policy. Last year, Governor Newsom's budget allocated $5 million to develop a California Master Plan for Early Learning and Care, aiming to provide a roadmap for improving its early childhood education and care system. The deep disparities exposed by COVID-19 and the surge of the movement for racial justice in 2020 have altered California's early childhood landscape in critical ways, underscoring the importance of addressing equity and inclusion in the Master Plan report.

Over the past year, under the Early Childhood Action Research Team's guidance and with the Early Childhood Policy Council's input, state leaders have been working hard to develop this blueprint unveiled on December 1, 2020.

As part of the launch of the Master Plan, the state is excited to share the report's findings with the public and early childhood stakeholders throughout the state while also lifting various public-private partnerships that will support the vision of the new plan in 2021 and beyond.

Join us for a webinar on California's Master Plan for Early Learning and Care to:

  • Understand the key components of the Master Plan and the recommended steps necessary to establish universal preschool, better support the early childhood workforce and low income-providers, and improve overall equity and access to quality learning and care, among other areas
  • Engage in discussion with funders and early childhood stakeholders to learn how philanthropy can educate, advocate, and partner with government to ensure the most effective and equitable implementation of the Master Plan
  • Engage with various leaders from the Master Plan team from the Governor's Office, Department of Health and Human Services, and Early Childhood Action Research Team
  • Learn about the various public-private partnerships opportunities that were included within the plan as well as those announced alongside it to catalyze future collaboration

 

Speakers

  • Lupita Alcala, Director of Education Policy & Outcomes, WestEd
  • Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (CA-53), Founder and Chair, San Diego for Every Child
  • Erin Hogeboom, Director, San Diego for Every Child
  • Kim Johnson, Director, California Department of Social Services
  • September Jarrett, Program Officer, Education Program, Heising-Simons Foundation
  • Jannelle Kubinec, Chief Administrative Officer, WestEd
  • Meera Mani, Director, Children, Families, and Communities (CFC) Program, Packard Foundation
  • Giannina Pérez, Senior Policy Advisor for Early Childhood, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Kris Perry, Deputy Secretary for Early Childhood Development, California Health and Human Services Agency\
  • Kim Pattillo Brownson, Director of Strategy and Policy, Los Angeles, Ballmer Group
  • Megan Thomas, Interim President, Catalyst

 

Moderator

  • Kathleen Kelly Janus, Senior Advisor on Social Innovation, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

 

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Fee
No cost to participate

Who May Attend
Current SCG, NCG, and Catalyst members

Registration
SCG members: Register online.
NCG & Catalyst members: Please contact [email protected] to register.
If you have additional questions regarding these sessions, please contact us at [email protected]

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

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LA Partnership for Early Childhood Investment Meeting

Thursday, January 21, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

Welcoming a child into the world is one of the most joyous and universal human experiences. But too often, depression and anxiety during pregnancy and postpartum take a heavy toll on expecting and new mothers. The harm can impact infants and toddlers, as well, ranging from poor nutrition and higher preterm births to low birth weight and challenges with bonding and attachment.

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis and systemic racism exacerbate these problems. Incidents are highest among Black women and three-quarters of mothers with perinatal depression or anxiety never receive treatment - either because they don’t seek help or their doctors don’t recognize their symptoms. 

On Thursday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m., join a panel of leading experts to learn more about the pervasive nature of perinatal and postpartum depression, the impacts on mothers and newborn babies, ways to prevent and treat maternal mental health issues, and how philanthropy can help overcome the systemic barriers to better care. 

 

Speakers

Kelly O'Connor Kay

Executive Director, Maternal Mental Health NOW

Sayida Peprah, PsyD

Founder, Executive Director, Director of Diversity & Training Diversity Uplifts

Stephanie Teleki, PhD, MPH

Director, Learning and Impact, California Health Care Foundation

 

Moderator

Sonya Young Aadam

Chief Executive Officer, CA Black Women’s Health Project


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Fee
No cost to participate

Who May Attend
Current SCG members

Registration
SCG members: Register online (you must log in to your SCG account to register).
If you have additional questions regarding these sessions, please contact us at [email protected]

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

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LA Partnership for Early Childhood Investment Meeting - October

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm

During the 2018 California Gubernatorial election, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) successfully led the “Choose Children 2018” initiative to spotlight early childhood issues and provide opportunities for gubernatorial candidates to share their vision for California’s children. The effort included sponsoring a candidate forum where each candidate could articulate her/his vision for championing early care and education.

Building off of this successful model, the LA Partnership in close collaboration with UNITE-LA has launched “Choose Children LA” lifting up important, local early childhood issues for those candidates running for office in LA County. 

Please join us on Wednesday, October 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. as we host a forum with the candidates from two important open races in LA County: Board of Supervisors District 2 and Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education Seat 7. These two bodies collectively make policy and budgeting decisions that affect hundreds of thousands of LA County families with young children, including home visiting programs, early education and child care programs, healthcare and developmental screenings.

Each of the candidates, in succession, will have the opportunity to share her/his vision for how to best support LA County’s most vulnerable children, birth to age 5, and their families.  

 

Speakers

Holly Mitchell, Candidate for LA County, Board of Supervisors District 2
Herb Wesson, Candidate for LA County, Board of Supervisors District 2

Patricia Castellanos, Candidate for LAUSD, Board of Education Seat 7
Tanya Ortiz Franklin, Candidate for LAUSD, Board of Education Seat 7  

 

Moderators

Kim Patillo Brownson, Director of Strategy & Policy, The Ballmer Group

David Rattray, President & CEO, UNITE-LA

Vickie Ramos Harris, Director of Educational Equity, Advancement Project California

 

2020 Past Program: 

  • Wednesday, January 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm | Learn More
  • Wednesday, April 29, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Learn More
  • Wednesday, July 22, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Learn More
  • Wednesday, October 14, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Learn More

 

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Fee
No cost to participate

Who May Attend
Current SCG members

Registration
SCG members: Register online (you must log in to your SCG account to register).
If you have additional questions regarding these sessions, please contact us at [email protected]

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

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LA Partnership for Early Childhood Investment Meeting: The Future of Child Care in California

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
10:00am - 11:15am

Child care is an essential part of a functioning society — never more so than during this pandemic. And it will continue to be so as we reopen our economy.

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LA Partnership for Early Childhood Investment Meeting: Tackling Early Childhood Trauma in LA County

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce: Bank of America Room

2019 has seen significant advances in addressing early childhood trauma. Governor Newsom appointed Dr.

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Ventura County Funders Forum - Pay for Success

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Where: 
VCCF Nonprofit Center

Pay for Success (PFS) is an innovative contracting model that drives government resources toward high-performing social programs where funders provide capital to address a critical social issue, nonprofits deliver the services, evaluators rigorous

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LA Partnership for Early Childhood Investment Meeting, April 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019
10:45am - 2:00pm
Where: 
Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach Clara Barton Elementary School

The next meeting of the LA Partnership for Early Childhood Development will be held on Monday, April 29th from 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach.

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Neighborhood Data for Social Change 2.0

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
11:00am - 12:15pm
Where: 
Center for Healthy Communities

You are invited to join USC’s Sol Price Center for Innovation and Southern California Grantmakers for a unique hands-on training featuring the updated Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform.

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Building Our Future: A Forum on Children with California's Gubernatorial Candidates

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: 
Los Angeles Trade Technical College

California’s next governor will be faced with critical policy decisions that will determine future state investments in our children and families.

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