WHAT’S THE CHALLENGE
Every school year, 7,000 children show up for Kindergarten in Monterey County – today, only one in four is fully ready on that first day. Being “ready” means the child and her family have been surrounded by the kinds of positive, nurturing experiences necessary to support her optimal development.
WHAT THE INITIATIVE DOES
At Bright Beginnings, we are working together to ensure that every single child has what they need, from the prenatal stage through age 8. We believe we can achieve this if, collectively, we invest in four things: