Leadership Change at MCRCC
posted on November 25, 2020
Clare Mounteer, Executive Director
I have some news to share.
After almost 34 years, I am planning to retire as Executive Director at the end of the year.
Thankful for Theta Alpha Sigma!
November 20, 2020
We are forever grateful to have a group of such empowered young women in our corner!
We asked Sidney Dutcher, the Beta Chapter President of Theta Alpha Sigma Sorority, to tell us more about the group's philanthropy. This is what she said:
"Our organization is Theta Alpha Sigma Sorority, and we are from CSU, Monterey Bay. Our philanthropy is women’s issues with a focus on domestic...
This is why I volunteer
Tips for Kids During SIP Halloween
Halloween has quickly approached us and it’s normally such an exciting time. However, with coronavirus cases still on the rise a lot of families are unsure as to whether they will continue traditional Halloween festivities, such as trick-or-treating; if not celebrating, what are the alternatives? Well, MCRCC’s Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) is here to offer some...
Trabajadora Social y Madre Soltera de Tres Adolescentes
Por Rosa Zavala, Gerente del Programa de Consejería de Abuso Infantil
21 Octubre, 2020
(Rosa Zavala con sus 3 hijos.)
Atravesar por una situación de abuso sexual puede...
The many strengths of our Prevention Education Team!
Our Prevention Team (from left): Nicole, Diana, Carl, Devan, and Rita.
We asked the Prevention Education (PE) Team to talk about what they are most excited about for this school year, or one improvement the team has made over the summer:
Estos últimos meses han estado llenos de diferentes emociones. Los cambios han sido inevitables en nuestra comunidad. Para muchos de nosotros en el condado de Monterey, Marzo fue el mes que comenzó esta cuarentena. De un día para otro las tiendas, restaurantes, escuelas y lugares de trabajo atravesaron por grandes cambios. Dichos lugares cerraron sus puertas para dar inicio a un mundo “virtual.”
Los cambios y transiciones no han sido fáciles, el tener que cambiar nuestras vidas y rutinas de un día para otro no fue algo para lo que estábamos preparados. Para algunos, esto trajo...
Volunteer Spotlight: Yoka van Woerden
September 3, 2020
“I was born in Cape Town, South Africa, then moved to Vancouver before moving on to Milan and Paris, then returning to Cape Town, only to set off again to Italy and end up years later in Monterey, California.
I am a fashion designer by trade, but over the...
What we miss most
August 28, 2020
by Erin Ortiz, Community Engagement Specialist
The other day, I unlocked our Monterey office and walked into the darkness, by myself, to do some work alone. I have two kids and a small living space, so it’s nice to...
Volunteer Spotlight: Josef London
July 20, 2020
Josef volunteering at our Together with Love Run. Photo credit: Kim Birdsong
"I consider it an honor and a privilege to be part of a very special agency where I have met great people for the past 24 glorious years of service."
We are pleased to introduce you to Josef London, who has been a volunteer Advocate with MCRCC since 1996. We...