Together, We Are All Leaders

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.”— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. While sometimes we turn to our leaders for inspiration, we each can also be leaders in our own community. Our actions and …

Parent Power Summit | January 26

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Events

The Parent Power Summit is coming up on Tuesday, January 26 from 2:00 – 4:00pm. Register today for the opportunity to connect and learn with other Central Coast parent leaders and advocates working to support thriving children and families. Attendees will learn about: Positive parenting …

Virtual Advocacy Day | January 21

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Events

Join us for a Virtual Child Care Advocacy Day on Thursday, January 21 to support children and families, end child poverty, and support child care in California. The fully virtual event kicks off at 9:30am with an advocate training and legislative briefings followed by …

Building on the Vision of Parents in Salinas

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

From June 2015-June 2016, the Bright Beginnings Salinas Collaborative Action Team engaged parents in a listening campaign, culminating in a common vision to support parent engagement and advocacy for children. Since then, we have seen a deeper commitment through Mamas de Salinas …

Local COVID-19 Resources

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Read about how our county is bracing for new state health orders, what to do if someone was sick at a holiday gathering, and the most current free testing sites in the Monterey County COVID-19 Community Newsletter, available in both English and Spanish. To learn …