CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT
The mission of the Policy Roundtable for Child Care and Development (Roundtable) is to build and strengthen early care and education by providing recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on policy, systems, and infrastructure improvement.
The Roundtable was established by the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors on March 21, 2001. There are 24 Commission members representing the collective experience, expertise and wisdom of community leaders in early childhood, education, business, economics and research and County departments representing child welfare, mental health, probation, public health, and parks and recreation.
All Commissioners are appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
Meeting and Schedule Materials
The Roundtable meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at:
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Roundtable meetings are open to the public.
Meeting agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to each monthly meeting. Approved minutes and supporting materials from the previous month are generally posted within one week following the meeting.
Projects and Activities
2014-2016 Child Care and Development Policy Framework
Providing a roadmap for County departments and community stakeholders to work together to expand the supply of and access to high quality child care and development services for children and families in Los Angeles County, the five goals are:
- Restore and Expand Funding
- Strengthen Policies on Eligibility and Access
- Maximize Access to Available Services
- Prioritize Quality Services
- Expand Family and Community Engagement
Joint Committee on Legislation
Formed by the Child Care Planning Committee (Planning Committee) and the Roundtable to focus on federal, state and local policy initiatives as they impact the County of Los Angeles and child care and development services available for Los Angeles County families. Monitors state and federal legislation and budgets and guides the development of recommended positions on selected bills and the Governor’s budget and May revise for proposal to the Board of Supervisors by the Planning Committee and Roundtable. Reviews annually child care and development items for inclusion in the County’s state and federal legislative agendas.
For more information about the Joint Committee, contact the Office of Child Care by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (213) 974-4103.