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UWMC and its partner, Goodwill of the Central Coast, are the backbone agencies for the Monterey County Prosperity Advisory Group (PAG). The PAG is a cross-sectoral coalition representing the diverse stakeholders involved in ensuring economic self-sufficiency in our County. Members develop and support strategies that address the key factors that affect prosperity: Access to Affordable and Quality Housing, Child Care, Transportation, Asset Growth and...

Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018

 

On Thursday, September 6th, United Way Monterey County staff participated in a regional exercise to improve Monterey County’s disaster preparedness plan. The exercise was designed by the Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative and was based on the scenario of a catastrophic earthquake that occurred on Labor Day. During the exercise, two...

Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018

International Literacy Day

Saturday, Sept. 8 is International Literacy Day, which since 1967 has marked the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights....

Posted: Friday, September 07, 2018

One in seven young children have a diagnosed mental, behavioral or developmental disorder, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). And even more children go undiagnosed each year due to inaccessible health services or a lack of awareness about local support systems.

Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018

Today, students and volunteers in Monterey County join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the twenty-first annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day, which celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday. The goal of Read Across America Day is to show children...

Posted: Friday, March 02, 2018

Recognizing that no one should go without the essential service of safe, reliable water, California American Water launched a new hardship assistance program to provide relief for its most financially burdened customers. The Cal Am funded program covers the outstanding balance of qualified customers who are currently in...

Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018

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