Bright Futures

On Saturday, February 8th, around 90 Bright Futures students will be participating the the 22nd Free ski and snowboard day! The students and volunteers will meet at PCMR resort in the plaza in front of the Pay Day lift around 8:15am, depart to ski at 9:00am, have lunch together around noon, then finish the day together around 3:15pm.  Volunteers are needed to be companion skiers or snowboarders, help pick up lunches, and donate for lunches.  If you can join the 90 students who will be enjoying the slopes or help in any other way, email Ernest Oriente at ernest@powerhour.com.  

About 20 recent high school graduates posed for a photo. The students are members of the Bright Futures program, the students are all of Latin decent
Park City School District

Park City Education Foundation serves the Park City Community through a variety of programs. One of their programs aimed to help low-income families get their kids to and through college.

PC Ed Foundation Executive Director Abby McNulty says Bright Futures is a mentorship program for first generation, low-income college going students, intended to help them get to and through college.

About 20 recent high school graduates posed for a photo. The students are members of the Bright Futures program, the students are all of Latin decent
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   The executive order called DACA, protecting these children of immigrants from deportation, was rescinded by President Trump on Tuesday.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.