b'25 Years of Action and Impact:Community Building: Building Healthy Communities CHANGE AND EQUITY OUR RESIDENTS DESERVEBHC takes an intergenerational approach made up of local community-based organizations.Since its inception, ACTION has been a convener of community leaders, funders, service providers and service recipients to assess the critical issues impacting Monterey County. Building Healthy Communities Our work is focused on four core areas:Collaborative Initiatives (BHC) is a 10-year initiative of the incubation, community building, scalCalifornia Endowment that strives to sponsorship, and research and evaluation. OverNonprot Alliance of Monterey County make East Salinas a healthier place to our 25-year history, we have achievedWraparound Monterey County live, learn and play. The California Pathways to Safety Endowment has embarked on this strategic considerable success in each of these areas. WeBuilding Healthy Communities place-based initiative to improve the health and well-being of have put our passion, expertise, leadership andSalinas Youth Initiative Californians. The mission is to address the racial inequities negatively resources to work to help emerging organizationsFamily Resource Center Networkimpacting our communities. blossom into independent nonprots. This hasIncubated Programsbrought about needed system changes to betterACTION is helping advance this mission by supporting local efforts to serve the needs of children and families, and toWraparound Monterey County engage and empower community stakeholders and residents to provide essential administrative services andPathways to Safety make positive changes in their community and to help them advocate nancial support to nonprots. This way, they canBuilding Healthy Communities for the change and equity they deserve. We are collaborating with a focus on what they do best, helping the people ofParents-as-Teachers wide range of partners to help make these changes a reality.Monterey County. Our impact is measured by theLaunched Projectssuccess of the more than 40 projects we haveWraparound Monterey Countysponsored, the 30 coalitions we support, and thePathways to Safetycountless families referred to Pathways to Safety.Girls Inc of the Central CoastWe are a part of thousands of stories, anThe CHERISH Centerimportant foundation that has made successCommunity Oral Health Servicespossible.'