Media Advisory

April 8, 2019

WHAT: The public is invited to attend a free screening of the documentary No Small Matter, followed by a community conversation about the importance of early childhood development and education.

The event, sponsored by The San Diego Foundation and Silicon Valley Community Foundation, highlights why early childhood care and education is essential to the health, development and future success of San Diego children and the regional economy.

No Small Matter is a 70-minute documentary film. View the trailer.

Those interested in attending must RSVP at by Friday, April 12.

WHO: Todd Gloria, Assemblymember, 78th District California
Alethea Arguilez, Executive Director, First 5 San Diego
Laura Kohn, Director of the Center for Local Income Mobility, San Diego Workforce Partnership
Sara Libby (Moderator), Managing Editor, Voice of San Diego
WHERE: Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA), Balboa Park
1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
WHEN: Tuesday, April 16
3:30pm — Welcome & No Small Matter Screening
5:15pm — Conversation with Community Leaders
5:45pm — Reception
WHY: 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. A lack of high quality, affordable childcare has emerged as a serious challenge for families through the San Diego region.

About The San Diego Foundation

The San Diego Foundation maximizes the impact of your charitable giving. We mobilize philanthropic resources to advance quality of life, increase social impact and champion civic engagement. For more than 40 years, The Foundation and our donors have granted more than $1.1 billion to grow a vibrant San Diego region. Learn more on our website, and consider a donation to the Fund for the Future Endowment which supports San Diego community needs for good, forever.


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