Early Learning Leadership Group


The Early Learning Leadership Group is a county-wide group that aims to increase collaboration, share data, identify gaps, improve service delivery, and advocate for policies at the local, state, and federal levels so that the early care and education system meets the needs of all children and their families. 

The group has identified four primary advocacy issue areas: Quality, Workforce Development, Access and Affordability, and a Coordinated and Sustainable System.

Member agencies include:

  • First 5 Contra Costa
  • Care Parent Network
  • Local Child Care Planning Council
  • CoCoKids
  • Community Services Bureau of Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services Department
  • County Office of Education

For more information, contact Ruth Fernández at rfernandez@first5coco.org.