Through the Just Say YES Peer-to-Peer Mentoring program, students have the opportunity to attend the FRIENDS FIRST 22nd Annual STARS National Conference, an action-packed 4-day experience that motivates and equips teens to become strong leaders in their communities. Teens also get to experience life on a college campus, while learning important life-skills and how to be a positive role model in their community.
School is out and the sun is shining, meaning it’s time for water activities, barbeques, flip flops and fun times with friends. We want our teens to enjoy their time away from school, decompress and relax. However, it’s also important that we help them enjoy that time safely and responsibly
Since 2002, Just Say YES (JSY) has impacted tens of thousands of students across Tarrant County in North Texas. Two high schools in Fort Worth have implemented the JSY Campus Impact Plan (CIP), which is an overall comprehensive strategy addressing many areas of need for a school.
The star-studded night included appearances by keynote speaker Coach Tony Dungy, event host and two-time Super Bowl Winning Champion Tony Casillas and Coach Avery Johnson whom presented the Youth Impact Award
February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month. Did you know that dating violence is a teen issue? We all have images that spring to mind when we think of this kind of abuse, and more than likely none of them are teenagers