First 5 Fresno County partners with family focused organizations providing resources for kids, students and families. As part of our Family Focus series we take a look at how the Fresno Area Strive connects with First 5 Fresno County and how they continue to strive for success.
Here's a startling statistic: 87% of students in the Fresno Unified School District live in poverty.
As part of our Family Focus series, we're taking a look at how the Fresno Housing Authority connects with First 5 to help improve the lives of young children in need.
Facility called "Lighthouse for Children" to serve as 'beacon of hope' for children
Fowler Unified School District and Marshall Elementary discusses early development and literacy. Several elementary schools in Fresno County received a B3 grant, and with that money additional resources can be provided for these schools. We visited Marshall Elementary, their focus is working with parents and getting them more involved with their child's early learning. First 5 Phone Bank is Dec. 5, 5PM-7PM at our KSEE24 Studio. Families can call and ask questions on parent workshops at their child's school in Fresno County.