Bright Beginnings Staff Transition – reminder

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Please help us find a new wonderfully, talented individual to step into the Bright Beginnings Manager role. MORE INFORMATION: Please see the position description on the First 5 Monterey County website. DEADLINE: Please note resumes are due by Friday, December 30th. Click …

Local Policy Work in Action

BB Comms Advocacy, Uncategorized

We are excited to highlight this year’s Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) County fellows to share their experiences and encourage other women from our community to form a WPI-County team for 2017. WPI-County is a leadership and policy training fellowship for …

Policy Advocacy Network Meeting Update

Bright Beginnings Advocacy

The Bright Beginnings Policy Advocacy Network is up and running. The latest meeting was great jumping off point for discussions about advocacy at various levels: school districts, county including state and federal. Here are some highlights: School Districts from various …

Final Evaluation Report

BB Comms Advocacy

Next steps for this fiscal year Thank you to everyone who filled out the survey, your responses helped us compile our final evaluation report. Every six months, Bright Beginnings reviews our strengths and how to best support communities towards improving …

Advocacy Action – Seaside General Plan

BB Comms Advocacy

We’d like to share with you an exciting opportunity to advocate for early childhood in Seaside. The city of Seaside is beginning a multi-year process to update the city’s General Plan. The General Plan helps dictate the city’s priorities and …

Update on State Policy for Early Childhood Development

BB Comms Advocacy

Governor Jerry Brown signed the 2016/2017 budget on June 27—notably making a significant multi-year investment to increase early education opportunities and stabilize California’s early learning system for our young children and the adults who educate and care for them. This …