Spring 2018 Message from the Chair

Viola Lujan, HAB45 Executive Chair   Dear Leadership Council members and community partners, 2017 was an exciting year for Healthy & Active Before 5!  Building on a decade of successes in the area of early childhood obesity prevention, we formally made the shift to focus on overall health equity for children ages 0-5 in Contra Continue reading

Welcome our New Director!

We are pleased to welcome Ali Uscilka, MPH as the new Program Director for Healthy & Active Before Five! Ali comes to this position after nine years of teaching, publishing, and engaging the community through a wide range of programs to advance social justice, reduce health disparities, and empower communities. She is skilled in policy research and has extensive advocacy Continue reading

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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