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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


Now that tax reform is a reality, you may be wondering, like many taxpayers, how the new law will impact your bottom line. It’s our view that the tax overhaul falls short of providing relief to low and middle income families, as well as donors to charity. Here are four ways tax reform impacts communities and nonprofit organizations throughout...

Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

On Friday, December 9th the Emerging Leaders Society hosted a Wine & Paint Night at Progress Not Perfection Paint Studio in Pacific Grove.  Participants enjoyed a creative evening of sharing wine, learning how to paint a Cypress tree at sunset, and engaging in a bit of friendly competition.  Participants also assembled...

Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017

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