Monterey County Gives!

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Join us in support of First 5 Monterey County for Monterey County Gives! Your donation will help fund their important work in our community, including mental health trainings, addressing the root causes of social inequities, and supporting a healthy future for local children. First …

Congressman Panetta Responds

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

On October 12, Congressman Jimmy Panetta joined the community for a Virtual Town Hall to discuss Centering Children & Families at the Heart of Recovery. Alma Loredo of Las Mamas de Salinas Abogan joined the conversation and asked “How can we help immigrants …

Family, Friends & Neighbors

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

During the pandemic, even more than before, parents with young children have relied on other family members, on friends, on neighbors to help nurture and care for our young children. And, the partners of the Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Development …

Thank You to Our Heroes

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

There have been many unseen heroes during the ups and downs of this year’s crises — such as those steadily nurturing our young children. Whether formally or informally, they are safely providing care and education, home visits, and other crucial …

Election Day is November 3rd!

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Did you know that casting your election ballot is one of the best ways you can advocate for children and families in our community? Check your registration status, find your polling place or ballot drop-off location and make sure you’re ready for November 3. Think Babies …