November's Balance Bike Clinic

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For those interested, here's some data on November's Balance Bike Clinic at Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside:

  • 50 (adults + their children) total individuals are attending.
  • 21 kids are registered.
  • 7 are new attendees.
  • 14 are returning attendees.
  • 7 families bought bikes.
  • 3 are returning riders on pedal bikes.
  • 14 families are renting bikes.
  • 5 families needed to rent helmets.
  • 10 families bought helmets.
  • the youngest is 10-months-old.
  • the oldest are all 6-years-old.
  • registrants are from Seaside, Watsonville, Monterey, Salinas, Marina, Pacific Grove, Santa Cruz, Gilroy, Castroville, and Soledad.
  • and 16 registrants needed to use our "Scholarship: Pay What You Can" option.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsors who continue to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building: Bernard Green, LCI; Bern Unlimited; Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside; Rooster Wheels & Coffee in Marina; Stampede Bikes; Stefania Castillo, Transportation Planner with the City of Monterey; WOOMBIKES USA, Xtracycle; and Yuba Bicycles.

Family Night Ride + SALE

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For those interested, here's some data on our Family Night Ride + SALE that took place October 22, 2017.

  • 30+ (adults & their children) total individuals attended.
  • the youngest attendees were 2-years-old.
  • the oldest kid attending was 10-years-old.
  • the youngest parent attending was 26-years-old.
  • the oldest parent attending was 49-years-old.
  • attendees were from Seaside, Salinas, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Gonzales, Monterey, Soledad, and Marina.
  • most attendees self-identified as Latinx, Latina(o), Mexican, Black, Asian, mixed-race, and/or white.
  • and the primary language(s) spoken by most attendees was Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, and English.

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Family Night Ride + SALE! And a special thanks to everyone who purchased something to support the program; to Asya and The Taylor Family for bringing yummy food to share; to Casey and Maisaa for arriving early and helping setup; to Bernard, Michael, Nick, Zayre, and Asya for staying late and helping cleanup; and to Casey and Heidi for taking pics and video!



Community Paint Party

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For those interested, here's some data on our very first Community Paint Party that took place October 21, 2017.

- 80+ (adults & their children) total individuals attended.
- the youngest attendee was 10-months-old.
- the oldest kid attending were 11-years-old.
- the youngest parent attending was 20-years-old.
- the oldest parent attending was 40-years-old.
- attendees were from Seaside, Salinas, Gonzales, Monterey, Soledad, and Marina.
- most attendees self-identified as Arab, Latinx, Latino, Hispanic, Mexican, Mexican-American, Black, Afrolatina(o), Asian, Japanese, mixed-race, and/or white.
- and the primary language(s) spoken by most attendees was Spanish and English.

Thank you to everyone who came out to our first-ever Community Paint Party! And a special thanks to everyone who donated financially to support the program; to Jessica and Shardonnay for staying late, helping cleanup, and providing translation; to Adrienne and Amelia for providing all bedsheets families painted on; and to Ethel and Vanessa for bringing yummy snacks to share!


Dads Read At The Little Kid Block Party: Día de los Muertos

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For those interested, here's some data on our Dads Read At The Little Kid Block Party: Día de los Muertos that took place October 14, 2017.

- 50+ (adults & their children) total individuals attended.
- the youngest attendee was 9-months-old.
- the oldest children attending were 8-years-old.
- the youngest parent attending was 25-years-old.
- the oldest parent attending was 37-years-old.
- two grandparents were in attendance.
- attendees were from Seaside, Salinas, Watsonville, Monterey, and Marina.
- most attendees self-identified as Native American, Latinx, Hispanic, Korean, Mexican, Black, Panamanian, Filipino, Nepali, Afrolatina(o), mixed-race, and/or white.
- and the primary language(s) spoken by most attendees was Spanish, Filipino, Korean, Farsi, and English.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsor, The Friends of the Marina Library who continues to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building.

September's Balance Bike Clinic

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For those interested, here's some data on September's Balance Bike Clinic at Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside:

  • 56 (adults + their children) total individuals are attending.
  • 22 kids are registered.
  • 13 are new attendees.
  • 9 are returning attendees.
  • 6 families bought balance bikes.
  • 3 are returning riders on pedal bikes.
  • 14 families are renting bikes.
  • 6 families needed to rent helmets.
  • 6 families bought helmets.
  • the youngest is 1-years-old.
  • the oldest is 6-years-old.
  • registrants are from Seaside, Watsonville, Monterey, Salinas, Marina, Pacific Grove, Santa Cruz, Gilroy, Castroville, and Soledad.
  • and 15 registrants needed to use our "Scholarship: Pay What You Can" option.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsors who continue to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building: Bernard Green, LCI; Bern Unlimited; Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside; Rooster Wheels & Coffee in Marina; Stampede Bikes; Stefania Castillo, Transportation Planner with the City of Monterey; WOOMBIKES USA, Xtracycle; and Yuba Bicycles.

Dads Read At The Little Kid Block Party: National Breastfeeding, Chestfeeding & Nursing Month

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For those interested, here's some data on our Dads Read At The Little Kid Block Party: National Breastfeeding, Chestfeeding & Nursing Month that took place August 12, 2017.

- 60+ (adults & their children) total individuals attended.
- the youngest attendees were a year-old (seven in total).
- the oldest children attending were 8-years-old.
- the youngest parent attending was 34-years-old.
- the oldest parent attending was 41-years-old.
- three grandparents were in attendance.
- attendees were from Seaside, Pacific Grove, Soledad, Del Rey Oaks, Hollister, Monterey, and Marina.
- most attendees self-identified as Indian, Latina, Asian, Mexican, Black, Xicana(o), Nepali, Dominican, mixed-race, and/or white.
- and the primary language(s) spoken by most attendees was Spanish, Filipino, Nepali, and English.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsor, The Friends of the Marina Library who continues to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building.

Dads Read At The Little Kid Block Party: PoC Mental Month

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For those interested, here's some data on our Dads Read At The Little Kid Block Party: PoC Mental Month that took place today:

- 40 (adults + their children) total individuals attended.
- the youngest attendee was is in utero.
- the second youngest attendee was 8-months-old.
- the oldest child attending was 7-years-old.
- the youngest parent attending was 26-years-old.
- the oldest parent attending was 44-years-old.
- three grandparents were in attendance.
- attendees were from Santa Cruz, Salinas, Seaside, Pacific Grove, Soledad, Del Rey Oaks, and Marina.
- most attendees self-identified as Filipino, FilAm, Mexican, Black, Indigenous, Xicana(o), Nepali, Dominican, and/or white.
- the primary language(s) spoken by most attendees were Swedish, Tagalog, Spanish, Nepali, and English.
- and two babies were worn.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsor, The Friends of the Marina Library who continues to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building.

July's Balance Bike Clinic

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For those interested, here's some data on July's Balance Bike Clinic set to start tomorrow at Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside:

- 30 (adults + their children) total individuals are attending.
- 10 kids are registered.
- 4 are new attendees.
- 6 are returning attendees.
- 6 families bought balance bikes.
- 3 families are renting balance bikes.
- 2 families owns their own bikes.
- 2 families needed to rent helmets.
- 3 families bought helmets.
- 3 families bought bells.
- the youngest is 18-months-old.
- the oldest is 6-years-old.
- the majority of our registrants are from Seaside.
- and 6 registrants needed to use our "Scholarship: Pay What You Can" option.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsors who continue to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building: Bernard Green, LCI; Bern Unlimited; Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside; Rooster Wheels & Coffee in Marina; Stampede Bikes; Stefania Castillo, Transportation Planner with the City of Monterey; WOOMBIKES USA, Xtracycle; and Yuba Bicycles.

May's Balance Bike Clinic

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For those interested, here's some data on May's Balance Bike Clinic that started this past Sunday at Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside:

- 50 (adults + their children) total individuals are attending.
- 20 kids are registered.
- 7 are new attendees.
- 13 are returning attendees.
- 1 is a sibling on a pedal bike.
- 2 families bought balance bikes.
- 9 families are renting balance bikes.
- 9 families own their own bikes.
- 5 families needed to rent helmets.
- 5 families bought helmets.
- the youngest is 19-months-old.
- the oldest is 8 years-old.
- the majority of our registrants are from Salinas and Seaside.
- a coupe families are from Marina, Monterey, Castroville, Soledad, and Pacific Grove.
- and 14 registrants needed to use our "Scholarship: Pay What You Can" option.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsors who continue to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building: Bernard Green, LCI; Bern Unlimited; Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside; Rooster Wheels & Coffee in Marina; Stampede Bikes; Stefania Castillo, Transportation Planner with the City of Monterey; WOOMBIKES USA, Xtracycle; and Yuba Bicycles.

March's Balance Bike Clinic

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For those interested, here's some data on March's Balance Bike Clinic that started today:

- 60 (adults + their children) total individuals are attending.
- 24 kids are registered.
- 15 are new attendees.
- 9 are returning attendees.
- 6 families bought balance bikes.
- 4 families are renting balance bikes.
- 6 families bought helmets.
- 6 families needed to rent helmets.
- the youngest is 15-months-old.
- the oldest is 9 years-old.
- and 13 registrants needed to use our scholarship option.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsors who continue to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building: Bernard Green, LCI; Bern Unlimited; Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside; Rooster Wheels & Coffee in Marina; Stampede Bikes; Stefania Castillo, Transportation Planner with the City of Monterey; WOOMBIKES USA, Xtracycle; and Yuba Bicycles.

January's Balance Bike Clinic

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For those interested, here's some data on January's Balance Bike Clinic that ended this past Sunday:

  • 50 (adults + their children) total individuals are attending.
  • 18 kids registered.
  • 10 were new attendees.
  • 8 were returning attendees.
  • 7 families bought balance bikes.
  • 6 families rented balance bikes.
  • the youngest was 1.5 years-old.
  • the oldest was 8 years-old.
  • and 10 attendees needed to use our scholarship option.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsors who continue to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building: Bernard Green, LCI; Bern Unlimited; Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside; Rooster Wheels & Coffee in Marina; Stampede Bikes; Stefania Castillo, Transportation Planner with the City of Monterey; WOOMBIKES USA, Xtracycle; and Yuba Bicycles.

November's Balance Bike Clinic

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For those interested, here's some data on November's Balance Bike Clinic set to start tomorrow at Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside:

- 50 (adults + their children) total individuals are attending.
- 22 kids are registered.
- 5 families bought balance bikes.
- 4 families are renting balance bikes.
- 13 families owns their own bikes.
-  7 families needed to rent helmets.
-  4 families bought helmets.
- the youngest is 16-months-old.
- the oldest is 5-years-old.
- registrants are from Morgan Hill, Marina, Castroville, Monterey, and Seaside.
- and 10 registrants needed to use our "Scholarship: Pay What You Can" option.

 

A special thank you to our Community Sponsors who continue to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building: Bernard Green, LCI; Bern Unlimited; Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside; Rooster Wheels & Coffee in Marina; Stampede Bikes; Stefania Castillo, Transportation Planner with the City of Monterey; WOOMBIKES USA, Xtracycle; and Yuba Bicycles.