Words are not often difficult for me, but as I reflect on all that was 2020 and consider both the uncertainties and possibilities of 2021, I’m having a hard time finding the words. It’s challenging to adequately put language to the experience of these times. I know I’m not alone in that struggle. One of […]
2020 has brought so many challenges to so many of us. No one has been unaffected by the changes in our community as a result of the threat of COVID-19, especially the youth and families we serve. At Partners, we have strived to find creative, safe, and flexible ways to offer essential support and resources to those facing additional
We had a ROCKIN’ time at our Rockin’ and Rollin’ with Gratitude event last weekend. The 2020 version (socially distanced and safe!) of our annual gathering where we celebrate our youth, families, and volunteers was a groovy success. We set up a drive-thru course with 4 stations for partnerships and families to visit to get goodie
A New Approach to Activities Curious how mentors are adapting to their volunteer roles give the challenges of mentoring in a pandemic? They are certainly getting creative, and finding ways to support their mentees however possible, whether in-person or virtually–or a mix of both, like one of our community-based mentors. When they had to change
Party for Partners and Be the Difference Recaps We held our first-ever virtual Party for Partners on Friday August 28th. Our attendees were able to hear about some brand new updates coming to our organization and from some people spearheading those new initiatives. We also got to hear from those who work with youth and
We recently expanded our programming to ensure our community benefits from quality leadership in prevention education and community collaboration. With these new services comes a new name, updated mission, and enhanced look.