CAT Spotlight – Gonzales

Bright Beginnings Community

Rene Mendez, Elizabeth Modena, and Michelle Slade are all integral members of the Bright Beginnings Gonzales Collaborative Action Team (CAT). Mendez works for the City of Gonzales as the City Manager, while Modena is the Superintendent for Gonzales Unified School …

Looking to 2017: Building a Movement

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

“Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller With our ever changing world, building a movement has never been more important. There is strength in numbers and in our commitment to starting all …

ACTION: Letters of Support – ASAP

Bright Beginnings Advocacy

Governor Jerry Brown released his FY17-18 budget at the beginning of January. The budget offers some support for families struggling to make ends meet through California’s earned income tax credit, an increase in the minimum wage, implementation of last summer’s …

Think Babies – National Campaign

Bright Beginnings Advocacy

Now more than ever, we need to be advocating for the causes we believe in. As advocates, we need to be encouraging legislators whether considering the tax code, infrastructure, the economy, or education, infant-toddler advocates know what Congress must do …

CAT Spotlight – North Monterey County

BB Comms Community

Noemy Loveless has been a part of the Bright Beginnings’ North Monterey County (NMC) Community Alliance Early Years Collaborative Action Team (CAT) from the very start. As the Director of Student and Family Services of the Castro Plaza Family Resource …

Bright Beginnings Staff Transition – reminder

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Please help us find a new wonderfully, talented individual to step into the Bright Beginnings Manager role. MORE INFORMATION: Please see the position description on the First 5 Monterey County website. DEADLINE: Please note resumes are due by Friday, December 30th. Click …

Check out the Google Calendar!

Bright Beginnings Events

Interested in learning about upcoming Bright Beginnings CAT and Network meetings?  Events around the county to get involved with?  Want to post what you are doing so Bright Beginnings can help promote your event through our various channels?  Check out …

SAVE THE DATE: CAT Convening February 24, 2017

Bright Beginnings Events

Our next CAT meeting will focus on peer to peer learning for each of the CATs and next steps for a shared data measurement system. Please save the date and details will follow shortly. If you have any questions or …