Best Start Learning Report

This final report is part of a developmental evaluation of First 5 LA’s place-based approach known as Best Start. It highlights cross-cutting lessons, strategies, and emerging practices. It is based on evaluative observations, interviews, reflective sessions, and focus groups with First 5 LA staff, contractors, and community members from the 14 Best Start Communities. This report is designed to promote continuous learning and reflection in ways that shape and inform future strategies, collective problem solving, and decision-making.