Maternal Mental Health Week | May 3-7

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Events

May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month and the first week of May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week. Each year, TheBlueDotProject hosts an awareness campaign on social media during Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, which surrounds World Maternal Mental Health Day. Bright …

Week of the Young Child | April 11 – 16

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Events

From April 10-16, organizations across the world will celebrate early learning, young children, teachers, and families. Last week, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution declaring this week as Week of the Young Child in Monterey County. A special thank you goes …

Maternal Mental Health | April 16

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Events

Join CSUMB and the Monterey County Maternal Mental Health Task Force to understand how maternal and family mental health supports in the perinatal period protect infants and young children and promote healthier foundations for future well-being on April 16 from 9:00 – 11:00am. Presenters will …

It’s Your Turn!

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Events

COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility is Opening Up Over the last weeks, community partners have been providing hands-on support to help vaccinate child caregivers and educators. This includes informal child care providers, such as family members, neighbors, or friends that regularly take …

Equity Conference

BB Comms Advocacy, Community, Events

ALL IN for Equity is hosting “Equitable Early Care & Education: Planting Seeds for Change” on Saturday, April 10 from 8:30am – 12:00pm. This community event, hosted by Dr. Rosemarie Allen, is dedicated to understanding equity, celebrating diversity, and building a collective team …

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 …