Support Community Action Marin When You Shop Using AMAZON

Hello!  I wanted to reach out to all of the Community Action Marin family to remind everyone to use when shopping online.  At Amazon Smile, you shop on Amazon like you normally do, and when you make a purchase Amazon will donate 0.55 of that purchase to the charitable organization you choose.  This is HUGE!

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Board of Director Openings

At Community Action Marin, we believe that everyone should have an opportunity to be independent.  Would you like to join our Team?  Please read more about the opportunity on this page of our website.

Marin Head Start Works to Meet National Performance Standard Changes

For the first time since 1975, the Office of Head Start has revised the performance standards that advise our program practices.  The new performance standards have been simplified and take an intentional look at quality practices.

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Sonjia Gibson Seeking Healthy Solutions at Kidney Community Education Program

Program participant Sonjia Gibson of Marin City, came to CAM’s Kidney Community Education seeking education to help her help her husband, Phillip. A former journeyman carpenter, Phillip’s kidneys failed due to Type 2 Diabetes. In spite of her own serious health and mobility challenges, Sonjia has been a steadfast supporter of her husband’s quest for better health.

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Marin County is a Unique Place to Live and Work

Marin County is a unique place to work and live.  With all the wealth and beauty that surrounds us, we sometimes forget that for some, life in this county can be a challenge.  With this dichotomy in mind, there are two critical things you can do this November.

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CAM’s Mental Health CARE Teams

In July the Point Reyes Light dedicated a front page story to describing how Peter Planteen, the Supervising Peer Case Manager for Community Action Marin’s mobile outreach teams works with the homeless population in West Marin. View the article on the Point Reyes Light website.

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Marin Head Start Starts Off the Year with a Growth Mindset

At pre-service this year, MHS Staff participated in a brain stretching presentation on Growth Mindset as a charge to support school readiness. Growth Mindset, based on Carol Dweck’s research and book titled Mindset, explores the characteristics of what it means to have a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset.

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A Handmade one of a kind Chef’s Hat

Just in case you were guessing what it was! And….it’s made out of recycled materials.

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Presenting…”The Three Little Pigs (and baby!)

Momma and Papa pig wanted to have a wee baby still at home, since the 3 pigs moved out to build their own house!

After reading several versions of the story, the children retelling the story to their friends, creating the story through origami folding…it was time to share what they knew with an audience.

We invited the TK and State Preschool programs across the street, as well as parents, teachers, and friends.  It was packed house!

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