Our Public Policy Agenda

Healthy & Active Before 5 (HAB45) works with its partners to advocate for policies that support young children and families in Contra Costa. The HAB45 Executive Committee has collabora­tively deter­mined its top priority areas that shape the HAB45 Public Policy Agenda: Promote Land Use & Parks Policies that Expand Physical Activity Opportunities: Access to safe Continue reading

What Makes a Great Lactation Space?

By California law, all employers must provide a reasonable amount of break time and provide a private space other than a toilet stall, close to the employee’s work area, to accommodate an employee desiring to express breastmilk. In creating their breastfeeding room, The Contra Costa Child Care Council has gone far above and beyond these Continue reading

Leadership Council Convenings

Healthy & Active Before 5’s Leadership Council is a cross-sector network with a shared goal of advancing health equity for young children and their families in Contra Costa.  We convene the Council twice a year to learn from experts, discuss strategies for improving early childhood health throughout the county, and model best practices in healthy eating Continue reading