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Crystal Stairs is the largest child development service provider and advocate for families and child care providers in South Los Angeles.

We are dedicated practitioners of high-quality, culturally centered early care and education. We believe that child care is an essential step in making economic opportunities accessible for all families. To advance economic mobility, we also provide expanded programs and services that support children and families on their journey to self-sufficiency.

Synthia Saint James, Freedom School, X’ x X’ mural located at Crystal Stairs headquarters

Our Vision Expressed Through the Arts

Step into the vision as we uncover the origins of our name, Crystal Stairs, drawn from Langston Hughes' 'Mother To Son' poem and journey with us as revered artist Synthia Saint James weaves this inspiration into a vibrant artwork, reflecting our vibrant community.
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Our Programs

Upcoming Events

AAPN Meeting and Black History Month Celebration - February 25th, 9am to 12pm
Community Voices: Tell Your Story - March 18th, 10am to 12pm
Save the Date: Parent Empowerment Day - April 21st, 9am to 5pm
Save the Date: Stand For Children Day - June 7th, 9am to 5pm

Our Impact


children and families served per year


children provided with quality school readiness services


child care providers paid to support parents


families enrolled in health care services and comprehensive coaching services

Hear from our CEO, Jackie B. Majors about Crystal Stairs, Inc. Head Start’s 10th Anniversary

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Artwork by Synthia Saint James