Salinas

2017 Salinas CAT Spotlight

Kristan Lundquist, Recreation and Community Services Superintendent for the City of Salinas, José Arreola, Community Safety Director for the City of Salinas and the Director of the Community Alliance for Safety and Peace (CASP), and Fernanda Ocaña, Community Safety Program Coordinator for the City of Salinas, discussed the collective impact of the Salinas Bright Beginnings’ Collaborative Action Team (CAT) working with local parents on a specific early childhood development goal.

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2016 Salinas CAT Spotlight

José Arreola is the Community Safety Division Administrator for the City of Salinas and the Director of the Community Alliance for Safety and Peace (CASP), a cross-sector, collective-impact organization that is dedicated to reducing youth violence in Salinas. At CASP, José works in partnership with over 60 local organizations and agencies ranging from youth service organizations, county housing and health officials, local and state elected officials, criminal justice and law enforcement officials, educational leaders, business leaders, representatives of the faith community, and private funding organizations in the Salinas Valley to take a public health approach to treating violence as a communicable, curable, and preventable disease.

“What you do with a public health approach is really focus on prevention,” José explains.

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Salinas CAT Calendar

View Bright Beginnings’ calendar here for the next Salinas Collaborative Action Team meeting.


Salinas CAT Toolkit

Click here to access your CAT Toolkit that includes:

  • Bright Beginnings CAT Logo
  • Event Flyer Template
  • Presentation Template
  • Press Release Template