Headlines for August 2014

The Future of the Childcare Initiative

August 1, 2014

IN 2010 Community Action Marin joined forces with the Marin Child Care Council, First 5 Marin, MarinKids, the Marin Child Care Commission, Parent Voices and the Youth Leadership Institute to begin to formally work together to bring about a dedicated local funding stream for children’s services. This was an idea that many groups had been talking about for years. In the ensuing years this group grew to include over 75 different agencies and individuals with representatives from the public and private sectors including community based organizations, the educational community, local business leaders and local government.

Discovering the Fairy Door

August 1, 2014

Children discovering something new in their back yard at the Learning Center!

Cal Fresh Increased Income Limits Expands Eligibility

August 1, 2014

Cal Fresh (California’s food stamp program)  has increased the income limits for applicants, which means that more of CAM’s  clients should be eligible.  .

The World Transplant Congress

August 1, 2014

This month, for the first time, I will represent KCE at the world's premiere conference on transplant nephrology, The World Transplant Congress, which takes place at Moscone Center in San Francisco.  What makes this conference different is  its caliber and content.

Are You Ready to Take Control of Your Finances?

August 1, 2014

CAM SparkPoint Marin in collaboration with Marin Employment Connection will offer an orientation about financial services. Come to our free Orientation to learn:  What problems keep most people stuck, how to move from breaking even to getting ahead, the secret to sustaining success over time and how our approach puts you in the driver’s seat.

Head Start Opens New "Hamilton 3" Classroom

August 1, 2014

We are excited to announce the opening of a new classroom at our Hamilton site, what will be called  Hamilton 3. We recognized a need for more services in Novato as our children age out of Early Head Start and have created a unique classroom. This will be the first time our agency has established a classroom specific to just enrolling three year old children. This opportunity has come to us as part of the federal government’s restoration of funding for Head Start after sequestration took a hit to our program the prior year.


Support CAM Through Regular Spending!

August 1, 2014

If you shop at Lucky, Save Mart, Food Maxx, or S-Mart, you can support CAM and our programs simply through your regular grocery store spending!