March 24, 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:  March 24, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Location:  Humboldt County Office of Education, Teacher Resource Center (TRC) Meeting Room, 
901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka



I. Welcome and Introductions

II. Public Comments and Announcements

III. Executive Director Report

IV. Approval of Minutes:  Commission meeting minutes of February 19, 2015

VI. Information Item:   Annual Evaluation Report
Reference: Kim Puckett and Maria Vanderhorst will present the local annual Evaluation Report for the year ending December 2014.            (50 min)

VII. Discussion Item: Healthy Beverage & Refreshment Policies
Reference: The Commission will review draft Healthy Beverage & Refreshment policies for children in FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT funded programs, and adults attending FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT meetings and events.        (30 min)

VIII. Discussion Item:  First 5 Policy Papers
Reference: The Commission will discuss two recent policy papers: Investing in Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families: An Urgent Need, a Policy Overview from the First 5 Association of California, and Equalizing Opportunity in California, presented by First 5 California Commissioner Conway Collis at the 2015 Child Health, Education, and Care Summit.           (30 min)


 Next Meeting: April 16, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:30 am, Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.