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No Small Matter

April 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - April 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Children who are provided with early education opportunities do better in school as they grow older, and are more likely to attend college and be successful in their careers. However, the lack of high quality, affordable childcare has emerged as a serious challenge for families throughout our region. The No Small Matter film will shed light on the importance of a child’s development before age five, and how the impact of learning at this age plays a role in shaping the citizens of tomorrow.

After the screening, we’ll be joined by a panel of local experts to discuss the importance of early childhood care, and the potential to benefit children and families in our region.


3:00 PM – 3: 30 PM  Registration

3:30 PM Welcome, Remarks by the San Diego Foundation

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM No Small Matter Screening

5:15 PM Panel Discussion

5: 45 PM – 7:00 PM Networking Reception


Honorable Todd Gloria, California State Assemblymember, 78th Assembly District

Alethea Arguilez, Executive Director, First 5 Commission San Diego

Laura Kohn, Director, Center for Local Income Mobility, San Diego Workforce Partnership

Sara Libby, Managing Editor, Voice of San Diego (Moderator)

Visit www.nosmallmatter.com or https://youtu.be/Shm-KRh4LFg to watch the trailer and learn more!


This event is made possible by a collaboration with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and the generous support of the Guy Clum Early Childhood Education & Development fund at The San Diego Foundation.

Purchase tickets here

Event Details

Start:   April 16, 2019
Time:   3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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We recommend all guests wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. Guests who are not fully vaccinated, including children ages 3-12, are required to wear a mask.