More than 3,600 children participated in the Children and Families Commission’s “Read Early, Read Aloud” campaign, a month-long series of child literacy-themed events in honor of Child Literacy Month. In addition, nearly 10,000 books were distributed to children and parents in November.
Partnership Succeeds In Reducing Injuries to Orange County Children Age 4 and younger
Data shows significant decrease in injury mortality among age group targeted by American Academy of Pediatricians and Children and Families Commission partnership
Several hundred children and families attended the Children’s Health and Resource Fair held Saturday, November 14th at Mitchell Child Development Center in Santa Ana. Children received free dental, asthma and developmental screenings. Santa Ana’s School Readiness Nurses measured children’s height, weight and BMI. In addition, families received assistance with health insurance, information on vision screenings, programs for new mothers, and tips on healthy eating and cooking.
It looks like La Habra is ringing in a new era where literacy is flourishing. This month, the School Readiness Program in La Habra received the coveted Golden Bell Award for its early literacy fair. This is the first ever Golden Bell for the La Habra City School District.
“FROM A-TO-ZOO” EVENT AT SANTA ANA ZOO HEADLINES CHILD LITERACY MONTH ACTIVITIES ACROSS ORANGE COUNTY
Regional “Read Early, Read Aloud” campaign emphasizes importance of reading aloud to young children