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Program invests in Watsonville’s young people

Two Latina women, wearing colorful traditional Mexican dresses, dancing with words "Salud in the News" behind their image.

Register-Pajaronian: WATSONVILLE — SEEDS creates savings account for newborns.

Beginning this month, babies born in Watsonville will have a small head start toward college.

That’s thanks to Santa Cruz Community Ventures, which has launched Savings and Engagement for Education and Development Success, otherwise known as SEEDS.

The program will launch with newborn babies from Salud Para la Gente in Watsonville and the East Cliff Family Health Center in Live Oak. Organizers hope the program will evolve to include children born countywide…

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