CAT Spotlight – Salinas

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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, …

September Policy Advocacy Network Meeting

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At the most recent Policy Advocacy Network meeting, we covered several important topics: The Women’s Policy Institute team presented a draft of their Child Care and Early Learning Policy Strategies document for feedback; Brainstorm language and priorities for the draft of …

September CAT Convening Recap

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On September 9th, Bright Beginnings stakeholders gathered together for the Fall Collaborative Action Team Convening. There was active participation and feedback about Bright Beginnings support, the alignment of Bright Beginnings and Bright Futures and peer-to-peer CAT learning. For the agenda and …

United Way is Hiring!

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United Way Monterey County is hiring a Senior Community Impact Manager. They seen an individual who is passionate about working with our community to increase access to quality, affordable child care in Monterey County. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience planning, implementing and …

Policy Advocacy Network Meeting Update

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The Bright Beginnings Policy Advocacy Network is up and running. The latest meeting was great jumping off point for discussions about advocacy at various levels: school districts, county including state and federal. Here are some highlights: School Districts from various …