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Invest in Nevada County youth for today … and tomorrow

Dear Friends, The COVID-19 pandemic and shelter in place order is challenging youth – and all of us – in new ways, as we contend with isolation and uncertainty. For pre-teens to young adults with little control over their lives, this isolation can lead to dramatically increased anxiety, stress and despair – and the need read more >>

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Merger of The Friendship Club and NEO Will Expand Nevada County Youth Services

The Friendship Club and NEO (New Events and Opportunities) have announced their merger expected to be completed by the end of August, a step that will enhance their capacity to meet the ever-increasing needs of youth in Nevada County.

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2020 Community Report

What started as a dream in the days before smartphones and social media has become a life-changing program for nearly 1,000 girls in western Nevada County. Times have changed, but the far-reaching goal of The Friendship Club remains the same – a preventative program aimed at helping youth maintain good health and make good choices read more >>