First 5 Solano Vision, Mission and Core Values

Vision

All Solano County children are loved, healthy, confident, eager to learn, nurtured by their families, caregivers, and communities.

Mission

First 5 Solano Children and Families Commission is a leader that fosters and sustains effective programs and partnerships with the community to promote, support and improve the lives of young children, their families and their communities.

Core Values

Collaboration

We will model the spirit of collaboration through teamwork in our interactions with one another, community members and service providers.

Innovation

We seek and embrace new ideas and ways of supporting services and building community capacity, considering the highest and best use of Commission resources to be leveraging funds to support system change.

Community Engagement

We are accessible to our stakeholders and make every effort to incorporate community participation into policy and funding decisions.  

Respect for Diversity

We are committed to supporting families, children and organizations in ways that are respectful, inclusive and responsive to the community.

Advocacy

We will use our unique role to build public support for policies and programs that benefit young children and their families.

Integrity

We set and maintain the highest ethical and professional standards for our programs and ourselves.

Accountability

We will establish goals for progressing toward our vision, define results for funded endeavors, measure and report our progress, and use what we learn to improve the lives of children and their families. 

Sustainability

We leverage our human and financial resources intentionally, to sustain our internal and external services and strengthen the early childhood system.