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August 19, 2015:

Playing Together ’15: Auction Item Preview

Live Auction Preview   This year’s auction features opportunities to enjoy and explore Northern California, whether it’s with a trip to wine country, a weekend packed with San Francisco must-dos, a feast in Moraga, or a stay in Sacramento with more »

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July 22, 2015:

KQED: Uplifting Low Income Families in California

Despite California’s rapidly growing economy, nearly a quarter of California’s children live in poverty ranking the state 29th in the nation, second only to Mississippi. Raising housing costs and static pay make it difficult for families to thrive, most take-home more »

Pictured above: Brighter Beginnings clients and staff prior to providing testimony in support of amendments to Assembly Bill 302.
April 20, 2015:

Teen parents advocate for AB-302 amendments

On April 8th, Brighter Beginnings staff & clients of our teen family support services traveled to Sacramento to testify in support of AB302 before the California State Assembly’s Education Committee. ‪The proposed amendments to Assembly Bill 302‬ require that public more »

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March 16, 2015:

In the News: Parenting Programs Turn to Fathers

The following story by Callie Shanafelt was recently featured in the California Health Report. Read on to learn more about Brighter Beginnings’ work with First 5 Contra Costa County to extend parenting & early childhood development programs to dads and more »