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OUR PROGRAMS BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARS LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM The Program extends itself to all targeted high achieving (3.0 GPA) students, including low-income students completing high school against insurmountable odds. The goal is to provide these young people with the tools necessary to quest for success. A vital component in this program provides "group mentoring" as well as "individual mentoring"from our communities finest. Committed mentors include congressman, senators, assembly members, mayors, county supervisors, physicians, clergy, corporate CEO's, attorneys, scientists, engineers, artists, educators, law enforcement officials, managers and administrators. Bright Futures Scholars participate as Junior Council Persons (representing their mentors and schools all over the nation). Monthly Scholars television tapings are aired on Public Access Television, and can also be viewed online all around the world. HEALTHY, WEALTHY & WISE A multi-cultural health program geared to youth (of all ages) and families. The program further extends itself to addressing health issues and concerns of at-risk and low-income youth and families. Health education, at all levels, is provided to assist in maintaining healthy living and positive life choices. SMOOTHING THE ROUGH EDGES "UNVEILING THE JEWELS WITHIN" A pre-training, pre-screening program designed to target individuals' ages 14-25 that need assistance in polishing employment,, personal adjustment, professional and marketability skills. Participants are prepared to be competitive in corporate America. STARS FOR STRIKES A second chance program that allows juvenile first offenders an opportunity to turn their lives around. Juveniles, referred into the program from the Juvenile Justice System are given an opportunity to redeem themselves, build self-esteem, and develop character while learning to make positive life choices. ART FROM THE HEART A program in which children are able to express them selves through their passions in art be in visual arts or audible. Through painting, photography, or other visual arts or through the audible art of playing an instrument the children learn to release their emotions in a safe and productive format.See Idea Details remind me