Local Policy Work in Action

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We are excited to highlight this year’s Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) County fellows to share their experiences and encourage other women from our community to form a WPI-County team for 2017. WPI-County is a leadership and policy training fellowship for …

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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? Be sure …

SAVE THE DATE CAT Convening Feb. 24, 2017

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Our next CAT meeting will focus on peer-to-peer learning for each of the CATs. Please save the date and details will follow shortly. If you have any questions or recommendations for topics, contact Nina at nina@first5monterey.org or 831-444-8549.

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We value your feedback very much. Your participation helps us determine the best capacity building support to provide the initiative and CATs. Hopefully by now you have received a survey link from our evaluators, Spark Policy Institute. The survey should …

Policy Advocacy Day

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Please mark your calendars and set aside January 31, 2017 to come to Sacramento for Advocacy Day. We will begin with a morning kick off breakfast, located in the Capitol Basement. A networking lunch will provide attendees an opportunity to connect …

Bright Beginnings Staff Transition

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In October Nina Alcaraz, Bright Beginnings Manager, announced that she will be transitioning out of the Bright Beginnings Manager position to become the Policy, Advocacy and Communications Manager for First 5 Monterey County. She is fully committed to Bright Beginnings …

CAT Spotlight – Pajaro

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Maria Ramirez is the Program Coordinator for the Parents as Teachers program led by Action. She conducts home visits with families who are expecting or have children under the age of five, providing parenting support and building on parent’s knowledge on child …

Advocacy Day January 2017: Save the Date

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Please mark your calendars and set aside January 31, 2017 to come to Sacramento for Advocacy Day. Advocacy Day participants will spend a day in partnership with First 5 building awareness and understanding of early childhood for California legislators.  January’s …