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Recent News

Washington, D.C. – Kris Perry, Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), released the following statement upon the unveiling of the administration’s fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget proposal: “The overwhelming research … Read More
May 15-19, 2017 National News Sheryl Sandberg Calls for U.S. Policy Changes to Aid Working Mothers Bloomberg Trump calls for more women’s health care, paid family leave options POLITICO Seventeen State ESSA Plans Now Complete and Ready for … Read More
This week, the First Five Years Fund, in cooperation with the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, convened a panel of experts to highlight the importance of high-quality early childhood education and development. Brain science confirms that … Read More