United Way Monterey County | September 23

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Events

Join United Way Monterey County for their 21st Annual Community Breakfast on Wednesday, September 23 from 8:00 – 9:00am. This year’s breakfast will be hosted as a virtual event moderated by KSBW News Anchor Dan Green. During the event, United Way will highlight its role as …

Resources for Parents and Families

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Free Wifi Hotspots and community wifi are crucial now more than ever to local Monterey County families. Click here for a map of FREE wireless internet access for students and families across Salinas. And click here to learn how to access FREE wifi in …

Maternal Mental Health

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Maternal Mental Health

#KnowMomFacts Earlier this month, September 7-11, was Maternal Suicide Awareness Week. Bright Beginnings joined the campaign, launched by 2020 Mom in 2018, to raise awareness and remember moms lost to maternal suicide, one of the leading causes of maternal mortality. For years there …

In Monterey County, ALL Children Count

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Deadline to Complete 2020 Census Is September 30 Do young children live at your address? They belong on your 2020 Census, even if you’re not their parent. Help us ensure that ALL kids in Monterey County are counted so that our community gets …

Going Back to Our Core

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

The Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Development Initiative was built on seven core principles — find them on page four of the countywide Strategic Framework. These principles are our guiding constellation as we design and prioritize our work. When the going gets …