Neighborly support: Thank you, Necklace Fairy!
April 27, 2021
The "Necklace Fairy" (who wishes to remain anonymous) has been crafting and donating necklaces for the sexual assault survivors we meet at forensic interviews and exams.
As one can imagine, these interviews and exams can be lengthy and hard to go through. Staff at the Child Advocacy Center have shared, "The necklaces are awesome! At the end of a difficult interview as a survivor is getting ready to leave, they are able to decide if they want one to...
Stop Asian Hate.
We stand in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in Georgia and everywhere.
We are horrified by the surge in hate crimes against Asian Americans during the past year. We are also horrified by the racist and misogynist...
Our response to events at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021
January 7, 2021
Yesterday, rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building. Their intent was to disrupt the joint session of Congress as lawmakers counted the electoral votes to confirm Joe Biden as President and Kamala Harris as Vice President in the 2020 Presidential Election.
Rioters inflicted fear, intimidation, and chaos as our lawmakers attempted to go about their work affirming the election results. Images depicting rioters carrying a Confederate battle flag (a...
A statement from our new Executive Director, Lauren DaSilva
January 1, 2021
Pictured: MCRCC's new Executive Director Lauren DaSilva (left) with Clare Mounteer (right)
MCRCC’s fearless Executive Director of 34 years, Clare Mounteer, leads by the example of her abundant compassion, dependability, understanding, flexibility, skill, and steadfast commitment...
Leadership Change at MCRCC
posted on November 25, 2020
Clare Mounteer, Executive Director
I have some news to share.
After almost 34 years, I am planning to retire as Executive Director at the end of the year.
Thankful for Theta Alpha Sigma!
November 20, 2020
We are forever grateful to have a group of such empowered young women in our corner!
We asked Sidney Dutcher, the Beta Chapter President of Theta Alpha Sigma Sorority, to tell us more about the group's philanthropy. This is what she said:
"Our organization is Theta Alpha Sigma Sorority, and we are from CSU, Monterey Bay. Our philanthropy is women’s issues with a focus on domestic...
This is why I volunteer
Tips for Kids During SIP Halloween
Halloween has quickly approached us and it’s normally such an exciting time. However, with coronavirus cases still on the rise a lot of families are unsure as to whether they will continue traditional Halloween festivities, such as trick-or-treating; if not celebrating, what are the alternatives? Well, MCRCC’s Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) is here to offer some...
Social Worker and Single Mother of Three Adolescents
By Rosa Zavala, Child Abuse Treatment Program Manager
October 21, 2020
(Rosa Zavala with her 3 sons.)
The many strengths of our Prevention Education Team!
Our Prevention Team (from left): Nicole, Diana, Carl, Devan, and Rita.
We asked the Prevention Education (PE) Team to talk about what they are most excited about for this school year, or one improvement the team has made over the summer: