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Monterey County Gives!

Monterey County Gives!

The Center for Community Advocacy’s Big Idea Project has been accepted by the Monterey County Weekly’s Monterey County Gives! Program to raise funds for local nonprofits. The Center for Community Advocacy (CCA) is an organization that was born to support...
CCA Community Message Re: Covid-19

CCA Community Message Re: Covid-19

Dear Community Members and Partners, As the Executive Director for the Center for Community Advocacy (CCA), I feel it is important that as an organization we address the current state of emergency faced by our country, state and community over the Coronavirus...
30 Years

30 Years

In 1992, farmworkers in the Salinas Valley were discovered living in squalid and unsafe conditions in lean-tos and caves, without running water, heat or toilet facilities. The discovery became national news, giving rise to such headlines as “Harvest of Despair”; the...
Coastal Growers | Spring 2018 CCA Promotoras Program

Coastal Growers | Spring 2018 CCA Promotoras Program

By Sabino Lopez, Interim Executive Director Literally defined, “promotoras” simply means “promoters.” They have also been called camp health aides, colonia health workers, lay health advisors, outreach workers, community health representatives, indigenous or...