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3rd grade reading
begins at birth.

Adequate prenatal care, high quality early learning opportunities
and optimal language development are some predictive factors
that shape this milestone.

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You are their
first teacher.

We are committed to partnering with you
because we understand your child learns
from you everyday.

Helpful Resources

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Our impact

We have helped to ensure children are better prepared
for school, screened earlier for special needs and
raised in nurturing families.

View Funded Programs Map

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the needs
of families.

Through our focus areas we invest in long-lasting
efforts on behalf of children, families, professionals
and communities.

On the Air

Media Partners
Making Kids Matter

Teaming up with local media in award-winning and unique ways to educate parents and the community.


Meet Super Dad Melvin Bell!

Find out what his superpowers are and see what this daddy of two had to say on Central Valley Today, click here.

News & Announcements

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Job Opening – Community Relations Officer

Job Opening – Senior Program Officer

African American infant mortality rates increased by 87%

Central Valley Health Policy Institute released a needs assessment that identifies barriers and highlights opportunities for improving the odds for African American babies in Fresno County.  Download the full report here.