Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week

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Monday, April 29th – Friday, May 3rd Maternal depression is a common experience of women in the United States, affecting more of our mothers than gestational diabetes and preeclampsia combined. Here in Monterey County, an estimated 1,000 women annually experience …

BLOCKfest | April 18, 2019

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This week (April 8 – 12) marks the beginning of The Week of the Young Child (WOYC)! This annual celebration hosted by The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) spotlights early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and …

Early Care and Education Hackathon

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Join us Saturday, June 1 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm for a community problem-solving hackathon with a focus on child care availability in Seaside and Marina with Keynote Speaker Deneen Guss, Superintendent of Schools in Monterey County. Monterey County residents …

Spring Parent Leadership Conference

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We were thrilled to participate in this year’s Salinas City Elementary School District’s Spring Parent Leadership Conference, a community resource event for all families who wanted to know more about their child’s education and how to help with areas of study at …

Event Recap: Bright Spots Breakfast

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Celebrating what’s working in Monterey County Hosted by Bright Futures for Monterey County, Bright Beginnings gathered with local partners and thought leaders at CSUMB to celebrate the “bright spots” from our collective impact approach to foster better educational outcomes on the career pathway. Highlighting …

Leadership for Community Transformation (LCT) Training

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Impact Monterey County (IMC) invites county leaders and changemakers to join the Leadership for Community Transformation (LCT) Trainingin April, May and June 2019. This nine day training provides the opportunity to learn about and apply cutting edge leadership and project design principles tested globally …

Getting ready for school!

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Fourth annual PK to Kinder Registration and Community Resource Festival Earlier this month, the Greenfield CAT hosted its 4th annual PK to Kinder Registration and Community Resource Festival. This year, building on lessons learned from previous festivals, families could register their child for …

You’re Invited!

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Infant-Family Early Childhood Mental Health (IFECMH) participants are invited to participate in “Building a Strong Foundation, Constructing our Tomorrow: Early Childhood Mental Health Practice in Monterey County,” an important event that will celebrate the innovative and responsive mental health work supporting our …

Support New Moms and their Mental Health

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Reduce stigma and know how to help Mental health is on the forefront of our minds with the recent heartbreaking loss of the 20-year-old new mother, Brenda Rodriguez Mendoza, in Salinas. As Dana Edgull, Prevention Manager with the Monterey County Behavioral …