Proposition 10

On November 1998, California voters passed the California Children and Families Act of 1998. The act levies a tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products with the intent to provide funding for early childhood development programs, in addition to establishing a State Commission and local County Commissions for this purpose. 

First 5 CA





Commission Members

  The Imperial County Children and Families First Commission Membership is comprised of a 9 member panel that represents local government, health and human services, education (early care through K-12), law enforcement professionals, and community representatives. The following is a listing of the current members of the Commission working to serve children 0-5 years of age.


Yurii Camacho

Supervisor Ray Castillo

Barbara Deol, Vice Chairperson

Rebecca Green

Joong Shik Kim

Fred Miramontes

Veronica Rodriguez

Karla A. Sigmond, Chairperson

Danila Vargas



Kits for New Parents


A great resource for parents from First 5 California. Order a kit today at no cost - call: (800) KIDS-025 or click here for more information.




Parent Support Initiative MG Awards FY 2021-2022