Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Addressing Challenges Faced by Youth.
Nevada County children and young adults are dealing with loneliness, hunger and homelessness, while often facing anxiety, depression and family trauma. And the COVID-19 pandemic has only created more issues for our youth.
Jennifer Singer has been committed to addressing the challenges and developing forward-thinking solutions to help our youth since she co-founded The Friendship Club in 1995. The well-known organization has helped almost 1,000 girls during the past quarter-century.
Today, Singer is Executive Director of Bright Futures for Youth, created with the recent merger of The Friendship Club and the NEO Youth Center, which started in 2008.
She will share the latest about Bright Futures for Youth and the nonprofit’s never-ending efforts to help children and young adults in the community. Whether it’s developing after-school classes and programs, teaching life skills or ensuring access to much-needed services – such as counseling, health care or housing – Singer has been a dedicated and visionary leader.
Her commitment to the community and its youth goes well beyond Bright Futures for Youth.
Singer, a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), is a Nevada County Relief Fund Community Advisory Committee ex-officio member. Singer served as founding board president of Sierra Harvest and is Board Chair of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership. She serves as a Nevada City School District Board Trustee.
Singer was raised in Nevada County. She received a degree in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder and has studied nonprofit administration in a master’s degree program at the University of San Francisco. Jennifer is a graduate of the Nevada County Leadership Institute and the county’s Citizens Academy.
Jennifer Litton Singer
Executive Director, CFRE
Jennifer helped co-found The Friendship Club in 1995, and became Executive Director in 2004. The Friendship Club has provided safe and long-term experiences for more than 1,000 girls during the past 25 years. The Friendship Club merged with NEO (New Events and Opportunities) in September 2020, and was renamed Bright Futures for Youth. Jennifer is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE). She is a Nevada County Relief Fund Community Advisory Committee ex-officio member and also serves as Chair of the Continuum of Care (COC) Youth Committee, addressing issues of homelessness in Nevada County. Jennifer has served on the board of directors of Sierra Harvest, including as a founding board president and as a founding board member, Board Chair and two-term board member of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership. Jennifer serves as a Nevada City School District Board Trustee and is on the Steering Committee for the Nevada County Youth Collaborative. Jennifer is a graduate of the Nevada County Leadership Institute and the county’s Citizens Academy. Jennifer is a Gallup/CliftonStrengths coach, focusing on building better teams. Jennifer was raised in Nevada County. She received a degree in Communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder and has studied nonprofit administration in a master’s degree program at the University of San Francisco.
Topic: BPW November 18th member meeting
Time: Nov 18, 2020 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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