It's okay to not be okay.
April 7, 2020
by Paola Martinez, Crisis Intervention Services Director
Seeing an old friend in a new way (SAAM)
April 6, 2020
by Carl Mucha, Prevention Educator
Right now the world is facing a lot of challenges. Things are changing so quickly, it's easy to understand if people feel their world is being turned...
Bright In Blue with the Prevention Team!
April 2, 2020
by Diana Beltran, Prevention Educator
The month of April has arrived, and with it, the time to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention (CAP). The way that...
SAAM is here!
April 1, 2020
by Robyn Guzik, Community Engagement Specialist
In the U.S., April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The goals of SAAM are to increase public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it (NSVRC, 2020).
For many staff members who are on the Community Engagement team, April is also the month we look forward to the most! It has been such a joy to try and paint the county TEAL with all of our SAAM efforts.
For the last several years, MCRCC has partnered up with various community agencies,...
Call our legislators! COVID-19 Stimulus Package needs to include funding for rape crisis centers
March 31, 2020
Avoiding public spaces can reduce the spread of viruses, but for many adult and child sexual violence survivors, staying home isn't safe. In order to protect all people, survivors cannot be forgotten.
The COVID-19 stimulus package leaves out critical resources and policy changes specific for sexual assault programs like ours. We need your help to make sure...
A letter to the Class of 2020
March 30, 2020
by Lorelei Ahlemeyer, Campus Advocate
Dear Graduating Class of 2020,
An Introduction to: Trauma Stewardship, An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others
March 26, 2020
by Lauren DaSilva, Deputy Director
Last summer, I was running around our Salinas office looking for the...
Survivors and Surviving
March 25, 2020
by Deborah Pembrook, Human Trafficking Outreach Manager
For the last few days, a moment from years ago has kept returning to me.
Supporting Parents with Children at Home
March 25, 2020
By Rita Mora and Diana Beltran, Prevention Educators
Working remotely is something many of us have not been acquainted with. At least not under these unprecedented...
We want to hear from you!
March 23, 2020
By Erin Ortiz