BLOCKfest | April 18, 2019

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This week (April 8 – 12) marks the beginning of The Week of the Young Child (WOYC)! This annual celebration hosted by The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) spotlights early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and …

Early Care and Education Hackathon

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Join us Saturday, June 1 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm for a community problem-solving hackathon with a focus on child care availability in Seaside and Marina with Keynote Speaker Deneen Guss, Superintendent of Schools in Monterey County. Monterey County residents …

Spring Parent Leadership Conference

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We were thrilled to participate in this year’s Salinas City Elementary School District’s Spring Parent Leadership Conference, a community resource event for all families who wanted to know more about their child’s education and how to help with areas of study at …

Event Recap: Bright Spots Breakfast

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Celebrating what’s working in Monterey County Hosted by Bright Futures for Monterey County, Bright Beginnings gathered with local partners and thought leaders at CSUMB to celebrate the “bright spots” from our collective impact approach to foster better educational outcomes on the career pathway. Highlighting …

Leadership for Community Transformation (LCT) Training

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Impact Monterey County (IMC) invites county leaders and changemakers to join the Leadership for Community Transformation (LCT) Trainingin April, May and June 2019. This nine day training provides the opportunity to learn about and apply cutting edge leadership and project design principles tested globally …

You’re Invited!

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Infant-Family Early Childhood Mental Health (IFECMH) participants are invited to participate in “Building a Strong Foundation, Constructing our Tomorrow: Early Childhood Mental Health Practice in Monterey County,” an important event that will celebrate the innovative and responsive mental health work supporting our …

2020MOM Annual Forum

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Monterey County Behavioral Health will be hosting a live webcast of the 2020 Mom‘s 2019 Annual Forum, “Birth: An Intersection Between Maternity and Mental Health,” on Friday, February 8th, 2019 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at the Health Department – 1st Floor Conference Room in Salinas. …

Gonzales — Where Kids Come First

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With 36% of the population under the age of 18, Gonzales recognizes not only the need for programs that provide support and nurture child development, but also the value of a young perspective. Gonzales residents are low-income, but they still voted …