Press Release

FFYF’s Kris Perry Statement On President Obama Signing Continuing Resolution -

Washington, D.C. – In response to President Obama signing the recently passed Continuing Resolution, Kris Perry, Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), released the following statement: “High-quality early learning and care programs are proven to make a difference in the lives of our nation’s children and working families. By supporting our youngest learners with these programs, policymakers are making a critical decision to help the next generation succeed; … Read More

Kris Perry Of FFYF On The Continuing Resolution -

Washington, D.C. – In response to President Obama signing the recently passed Continuing Resolution, Kris Perry, Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), released the following statement: “We are pleased that members of Congress came together to keep the federal government funded. The Continuing Resolution ensures millions of kids still have access to critical quality early learning programs throughout the country, and continues the important work that strengthens and … Read More

Support For Early Education Increases In Florida -

Miami, FL – A bipartisan poll released today by the United Way of Miami-Dade and the First Five Years Fund (FFYF) shows a strong majority of Florida voters — regardless of party — support state early learning initiatives and are willing to make a significant investment in high-quality care and education for our youngest children. “Today’s poll is strong evidence that early learning is a bipartisan priority for … Read More

Colorado Voters Overwhelmingly Support Improved Access and Quality In Early Childhood Education -

Denver, CO – Colorado voters of all backgrounds are united in their support for high-quality early education, according to a new bipartisan poll released today. The poll, from the Colorado Children’s Campaign and the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), found that 83 percent of voters believe the state should provide more young children the opportunity to participate in voluntary early learning settings. Additionally, voters across the state strongly support … Read More