January 8, 2015 Print E-mail

Our Vision:  All Humboldt County children thrive in healthy, supportive, nurturing families and neighborhoods, enter school ready to learn and become active participants of their communities.

Meeting Date and Time:   January 8, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:00 am

Location:   Office of FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, 1012 Second Street, Eureka  CA 



I.   Welcome and Introductions


II.  Public Comments and Announcements


III.   Executive Director Report


IV.   Approval of Minutes:  Commission meeting minutes of December 18, 2014


V.   Action Item: Original Voices Partnership
Reference: Chag Lowry will present a proposal requesting funding to support increased cultural proficiency among educators, social services personnel, and agency personnel who interact with local Native families and children.      (25 min)


VI.  Discussion Item:  Commission Officers
Reference: Per the Commission’s Bylaws, at the January Commission meeting officers for the Commission are proposed, and at a subsequent meeting nominees are selected by Commissioners.  (10 min)


VII.  Discussion Item: Policy Development
Reference: The Commission will discuss key elements of policy development for First 5 Commissions.  (20 min)


VIII.   Discussion Item:  Recent Reports:  Humboldt County Data
Reference:  The Commission will discuss county data from recent reports released by the ‘Children’s Data Network’ and the ‘Center for Youth Wellness.’                                                                                                                      (30 min)                                                                                                           

IX.   Discussion Item: Adaptive Leadership
Reference: The Commission will discuss the ‘Principles of Adaptive Leadership’ and   how they apply to the Commission’s work.  (25 min)

Next Meeting:  February 19, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:00 am at the Office of FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, 1012 Second Street, Eureka, CA