Bright News

Community Update

If you missed our virtual update – you can watch the recording here. Just a few minutes of your valuable time can have a lifelong effect on youth in our community.

Learn how Bright Futures for Youth provides children and young adults year-round academic, social and emotional support; access to health care, counseling and healthy meals; after-school activities and numerous other events and services through its three programs – The Friendship Club, NEO and SAFE.

Welcome and Opening Remarks 00:09:56

Jennifer Litton Singer
Executive Director, Bright Futures for Youth

The Needs in Nevada County for Children & Young Adults 00:18:39

Alison Lehman
Chief Executive Officer, Nevada County

Changing Lives For the Next Generation 00:23:12

Machen MacDonald
Board President, Bright Futures for Youth

Increasing Importance of Community-based Organizations to Meet the Needs of Youth 00:26:02

Tim Reid
Assistant Principal, Nevada Union High School & Board Member, Bright Futures for Youth

The Friendship Club: Empowering Girls & Young Women 00:34:21

Jennifer Litton Singer
Executive Director, Bright Futures for Youth & Co-Founder of The Friendship Club

Wrynna Kohler
Friendship Club Graduate & Owner of Native Wren Boutique

NEO: A Place to Grow, Learn & Have Fun 00:40:31

Halli Ellis-Edwards
NEO Co-Founder and Youth Development Coordinator, Bright Futures for Youth

Eric Monax
NEO Youth

Helping Youth Experiencing Homelessness 00:51:34

Aurora Packard, MSW
SAFE Program Director, Bright Futures for Youth

Selena Moore
SAFE Youth

Volunteers Make a BIG Difference…and it’s Rewarding! 01:07:10

Cindy Hintz
Community Engagement Manager, Bright Futures for Youth

Anita DuPratt
Longtime Volunteer

Investing Today for Success Tomorrow 01:21:24

Leo Granucci
Community Leader & Philanthropist

Questions & Answers 01:28:20