No matter which issue you care about, it all begins with a healthy start in the early years.
Prenatal and early child development lays the groundwork for a lifetime of vitality and success.
Dollar for dollar, early childhood investments offer the greatest returns to society.
The Atlas Family Foundation believes in equal opportunity for all children to realize their promise.
We fund community-based programs that place individuals on a trajectory to health and success by serving the needs of young children and their families in Southern California.
"Growing mountains of research suggest that the best way to address American economic inequality, poverty and crime is—you guessed it!—early education programs..." – Nicholas Kristof, ["Do We Invest in Preschools or Prisons"]
Regardless of the issue, interest or cause, research shows a profound connection to early childhood. And if we don’t place a deliberate focus on early childhood development, we will be limiting our ability to be successful in our society’s overarching goals.