Meetings

Commission meetings are public and typically held the third Wednesday of the month.  February, March, April and May meetings will be held the fourth Wednesday of the month.  Agendas are posted a minimum of three business days prior to each meeting.

We encourage the public to attend. If you have a disability and need accommodations to participate in a meeting, please contact the Commission office at (559) 241-6515 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are held at 1:00 PM at:

UC Merced – Fresno Center
550 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

January 15

February 26

March 26

April 23

May 28

July 16

Meeting Canceled

October 15

November 19

Dec 17

Note:  Obtain copies of past agenda items and minutes here or send your request to info@first5fresno.org.

We believe that the health and well-being of children determine the prosperity of the community. We will
always act in the best interest of children and consider the “whole child” including cognitive, social,
emotional and physical needs.

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Guiding Principle #1
Guiding Principle #1Child Centered

We will view children in the context of their families and honor and support families. We will support services that are provided where children live.

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Guiding Principle #2
Guiding Principle #2Family Focused

We will invest, whenever possible, in evidence-based and promising practices. We will maintain the highest standards of quality in our work and require that our funded partners provide the highest quality programs possible.

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Guiding Principle #3
Guiding Principle #3High Quality

We will utilize community input to ensure that we make decisions based on the needs of the community.

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Guiding Principle #4
Guiding Principle #4Inclusive

We will be good stewards of the funds that First 5 Fresno County is charged with distributing. We will hold ourselves and our funded partners to the highest standards of fiscal and program accountability.

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Guiding Principle #5
Guiding Principle #5Accountability

We believe that we must focus on achieving and sustaining outcomes for children. We will make every effort to make sustainable investments.

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Guiding Principle #6
Guiding Principle #6Sustainability

We believe that we must work in partnership with existing community-based organizations that share our values and principles. We will support collaboration wherever possible to achieve our desired outcomes for children.

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Guiding Principle #7
Guiding Principle #7Partnership-Based

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