Bright Futures for Youth will open the Center at its offices on Litton Hill in Grass Valley.Read More
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Bright Futures for Youth to open new NEO Youth Center in the late summer, starts capital campaign for the project
Bright Futures for Youth will celebrate Lights on After-school and the life-changing benefits of such programs 3:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 200 Litton Drive in Grass Valley. The event is for adults and youth between ages 11 and 18. The community is invited to attend the free event that includes live music, a bounce house, […]Read More
New SAFE Drop-in Navigation Center provides much-needed services for children, young adults experiencing homelessness
Bright Futures for Youth’s just-opened SAFE Drop-In Navigation Center provides much-needed services for children and young adults experiencing homelessness. Learn more about the Drop-In Center, our programs and how you can get involved.Read More
During a recent Grass Valley City Council meeting, Grass Valley Police Officer Zack LaFerriere detailed the annual GREAT Camp and how it helps youth. Two youth who attended the camp spoke about how valuable the week is to youth. You can hear the comments on a YouTube video and read about the GREAT Camp in The Union.Read More
Wealth-management adviser Rick Kalb, who is on the Bright Futures for Youth Board of Directors, shares how big gains from investments can be donated to nonprofit organizations without a tax hit. It’s good for the organization – and your pockets.Read More
Bright Futures for Youth has been named the Nonprofit of the Year for the 1st District by Assemblywoman Megan Dahle, an award that recognizes the organization’s far-reaching efforts to help several hundred children and young adults every year in Nevada County.Read More
The Grad Night celebration on KNCO discussed our organization and how we helped prepare three young women for the next step after graduation. Hear their accomplishments, how they overcame numerous challenges and their life plans.Read More
The three soon-to-be graduates will share their accomplishments, challenges and experiences – and how The Friendship Club helped them – during a Grad Night celebration at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, on KNCO-AM (830) and STAR-FM (94.1).Read More
Bullying can happen anywhere. And with smartphones and social media, cyberbullying can also take place at any time.
It’s a fast-growing problem nationwide and in Nevada County, affecting at least one of every five — and likely more — teens, according to multiple reports.Read More
Original song and music video by Bright Futures for Youth teens details risk of cigarettes, vaping as part of county tobacco use prevention campaign
Nine teens involved in Bright Futures for Youth programs have written and recorded an original song and music video with a message about addiction and the dangers of cigarettes and vaping.
The song, Love and Dreams, is part of the Tobacco Use Prevention Campaign by the Nevada County Public Health Department.Read More