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Fair offers school supplies for families in need

Pathways LA, a nonprofit that promotes early care and education services for children, is hosting its annual Back-to-School Distribution for families on Saturday, July 29, from 9 a.m.-noon at El Centro Del Pueblo. READ MORE

LAIST | March 29, 2023

You Need Child Care For Your Baby. Here’s How To Start Your Search

It might seem a little counterintuitive, but the best time to start thinking about child care is before you have a baby. Infant and toddler care is the most expensive kind of child care and often the most difficult to find. READ MORE

TELEMUNDO 52 | January 27, 2023


Students placed on a pathway to success when returning school

Pathways LA, a non-profit providing resources to families with young children, held its third annual Back-to-school Distribution on July 31 in Koreatown. The event was for children ages 3-12 who are enrolled in Pathways LA’s Family Engagement program, which partners with parents and caregivers to promote healthy relationships and child development. READ MORE

PASADENA NOW | July 27, 2021

Guest Opinion | Tamika Farr: Investing in High-Quality Child Care is Critical to Creating Thriving Communities

With the agreement of California’s new budget, families and child care providers can breathe a sigh of relief. READ MORE


Hundreds of families can expect federal payments

As part of the White House’s Child Tax Credit Awareness Day of Action, U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles) recently convened local elected officials, working families, child care providers and city leaders to announce expanded, monthly child tax credit payments approved in the American Rescue Plan. READ MORE

PASADENA NOW | May 24, 2021

Former Pasadena Commissioner Tamika Farr Named Pathways LA’s Chief Executive Officer

Pathways LA, which provides a range of resources to support a continuum of care for young disadvantaged children, has named Pasadena resident Tamika Farr its chief executive officer. READ MORE

Los Angeles Times | February 23, 2021

Pandemic drives parents to put older kids in day care; providers ‘literally had to become teachers’

When public schools closed last March, Tanya García watched attendance at her busy Hollywood day care plunge. Some days, only one toddler came. But in recent months, Angelica’s Daycare has been busier than ever — particularly among school-aged students. READ MORE

Los Angeles Times | December 1, 2020

California unveiled a blueprint for the future of early education. Critics say it’s built on shaky ground

After months of delays and pandemic upheaval, California officials on Tuesday released the long-awaited Master Plan for Early Learning and Care, a 113-page blueprint to remodel the state’s Byzantine child-care system and dramatically expand public preschool. READ MORE

TELEMUNDO 52 | June 23, 2020

Los Angeles Times | April 25, 2020

‘What if I run out?’ Cost of diapers and rush to potty train strain low-income parents

Irma Juárez peeled back her sunshine-colored curtains one drizzly recent morning to count cars at the 24-hour self-service laundry across the street from her Pico-Union apartment. READ MORE 

Los Angeles Times | April 24, 2020

California’s reopening is slowed by rising coronavirus cases, deaths

With the economy continuing to crater, there is intense pressure to begin to open California businesses. READ MORE

Los Angeles Times | March 26, 2020

Child-care providers need supplies, coronavirus guidance as day-care system suffers

California’s early childhood care system has long been held together by women such as Tanya García, whose Hollywood duplex is home to two licensed day-care operations serving as many as 28 youngsters — among them the children of healthcare workers and public school teachers. READ MORE


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