Bright Futures

Park City School District

Bright Futures is a local program that seeks to help first-generation-immigrant students to prepare for college, gain admission, and navigate the years they will spend on campus.

The program counsels’ students through the grades of high school. It is sending off its first graduating class.

The coordinator of the program, Rebecca Gonzales, said Bright Futures is organized and funded under the Park City Education Foundation. They began with their first group of students three years ago.

Help Is Available For DACA Renewals In Summit County

Mar 14, 2019
PCSD

Professional and citizen activists have helped raise money and provide resources for DACA renewals in the Summit County area since 2017. They recently submitted another 80 renewal applications for local youth.

Courtesy of park City Education Foundation / Bright Futures Students

The number of immigrant children who came with their parents to the United States, is thought to be between 800,000 and 1.7 million.   The executive order called DACA, protecting these children of immigrants from deportation, was rescinded by President Trump on Tuesday.  Carolyn Murray has more on how this announcement affects some Park City residents.

Park City Rotary Gives $125,000 to Local Youth Causes

Jul 19, 2017
PC Tots Website

The Park City Rotary gave 125,000 dollars to three local youth oriented non-profits.  The method was unique for the Rotary because their grants are usually smaller and distributed to diverse causes.  Carolyn Murray has more on this.

En el programa de Cada Domingo esta semana, Jorge Rodriguez habla con Rebecca Gonzalez, del programa Bright Futures del distrito escolar de Park City acerca de una película que se presenta en el Park City Film Series:  Underwater Dreamers.  

This week on Cada Domingo, Jorge Rodriguez speak with Rebecca Gonzalez, of Bright Futures in the Park City School district.  She talks about a film that will be screened at the Park City Film Series:  Underwater Dreams.