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March 25, 2021 at 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Special Board/Program & Planning Committee Meeting

1. Call to Order/Roll Call
Presenter:  Marlene Zepeda, Committee Chair
2. Review Special Board/Program and Planning Committee Meeting Transcript and Meeting Summary February 25, 2021 Meeting
Presenter:  Marlene Zepeda, Committee Chair
3. Highlights from Best Start Region 3 (Northeast Valley, Panorama City & Neighbors)

Lee Werbel, Interim Director, Communities; Breanna Hawkins, Program Officer, Communities; Edith Aristizabal, Program Director, El Nido Family Centers; Rogelio Tabarez, Learning and Development Coordinator, El Nido Family Centers; Eduardo Najera, Father, Resident, and Best Start leader; El Nido Family Centers
4. Break
5. Highlights from Best Start Region 5 (Lancaster, Palmdale)

Presenters: Roxana Martinez, Program Officer, Communities; Jose Ramos, Director of Primary Prevention, Children's Bureau of Southern California; Kate Anderson, Center Director, Los Angeles County Center for Strategic Partnerships; Olivia Celis, Consultant, Los Angeles County Center for Strategic Partnerships
Attachments: (1)
6. Closure of Select Home Visiting Site in Best Start Region 3, Friends of the Family, Effective April 30, 2021 with Proposed Assignment of Home Visiting Grant Agreement and Services to El Nido Family Centers (Written Only)
Presenter:  Maria Aquino, Program Officer, Family Supports
Attachments: (1)
7. Break
8. The Evolution and Future of Policy and Advocacy Funding

Presenters: Andrew Olenick, Policy Analyst, Government Affairs & Public Policy; Jaime Kalenik, Program Officer, Early Care & Education; John Guevarra, Program Officer, Communities
9. Public Comment (for items not on the agenda)            
10. Adjournment
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