Meetings

Commission meetings are public and typically held the third 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) 558-4900 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are held at 12:00 PM at:

Lighthouse for Children 
2405 Tulare Street
Fresno, CA 93721

Note: The April Commission Meeting has been rescheduled to May 1st at 12:00pm.

January 21

Agenda & Supporting Documents

Note: If the meeting begins at the lunch hour, lunch will be provided.

February 18

Agenda & Supporting Documents

This meeting will be held at the regular address on the second floor in room 230A .

Note: If the meeting begins at the lunch hour, lunch will be provided.

April 1

This meeting will be held at 2:00pm

Meeting Agenda

Location: 550 E. Shaw Ave. in the basement (Stanislaus/Tuolumne room)

May 1

This meeting will be held at the Lighthouse for Children 2405 Tulare Street, Third Floor, Fresno, CA 93721

May 20

June 17

July 15

August 19

September 16

October 21

November 18

December 16

Note:  Obtain copies of past First 5 Fresno County and Lighthouse for Children 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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