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MPC Selected As Family Friendly Workplace in Monterey!

Post Date:10/24/2017 10:29 AM


Huge Congratulations to Monterey Peninsula College and the Early Childhood Lab School at MPC who were recognized in a press event on October 13, 2018 by Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Development Initiative and the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce as members of the first cohort of certified Monterey County Family Friendly Businesses.  One of the core missions of this important initiative is to maximize community efforts to improve the lives of children in Monterey county by recognizing businesses who play a key role in supporting families to maximize their support for their children.

MPC was selected as an outstanding business in 2 different categories, as a Family Friendly Employer and a Child Welcoming Business.

Family Friendly Employer:

Businesses can establish both a work environment and policies that enable employees to effectively balance and fulfill work and family responsibilities.

Child Welcoming Business:

Child Welcoming Businesses invite children to read, talk, sing or play in their place of business. They have activities or materials that encourage adults and children to interact, encouraging strong community bonds.

MPC realizes the importance of providing a working environment that is supportive and nurturing for families and children and MPC is extremely proud to be acknowledged for this distinction in the community by Bright Beginnings!

Other businesses recognized during the ceremony included:


  • Central Coast Federal Credit Union
  • First 5 Monterey County
  • Monterey County Youth Museum (MY Museum)
  • Monterey Peninsula College
  • Spoke Consulting


  • Brandman University
  • Central Coast Federal Credit Union
  • First 5 Monterey County
  • Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association
  • Monterey Peninsula College
  • Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
  • Naval Postgraduate School Foundation

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