For the second straight year, the Orange County Department of Education has been awarded a sizeable grant to support the efforts...
Two Friday Night Live chapters and one advisor were honored at the Orange County Friday Night Live Partnership’s Chapter Recognition Event at Chapman University on May 29 for their outstanding efforts to promote youth development and carry out prevention projects in their schools and communities. [...]
Students participating in Friday Night Live programs at Bolsa Grande and Santiago high schools in the Garden Grove Unified School District were invited to present youth-led traffic safety and underage drinking projects at the recent Orange County DUI Forum. Hosted by the Orange County DUI Task Force, the three-hour forum on Friday, April 24 focused on the issue of impaired driving by teens at the Clifton C. Miller Community Center in Tustin. [...]
Local prevention organizations are joining forces to raise awareness about the dangers of underage drinking by staging a “Reality Party for Parents” in Lake Forest this Saturday. Teen actors from the Santiago de Compostela Church Youth Ministry’s Friday Night Live chapter plan to portray typical party scenes exposing the perils of underage alcohol consumption, as well as the culture of binge-drinking. Participants will also voice concerns about adults who host drinking parties for minors. [...]
Working through a program called Friday Night Live, some enterprising students from Orange County are taking it upon themselves to promote traffic safety and prevent underage drinking. And now they’re about to get a little extra help -- in the form of a $17,500 grant from the California Friday Night Live Partnership. […]