positive youth development

January 2024

January 23, 2024

FROM KBFPC’S January 2024 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Happy new year! It was easy to come up with my word of the year… possibility. I like to think that the challenges we face, and I know we will face more again this year, can give birth to possibilities, solutions, and new ideas, when we join forces…

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November 2023 Newsletter

November 20, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S November 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, How do you know what a healthy relationship is? Did you learn by reading a definition somewhere, talking to family and friends about it, consulting Alaska State Law, through a process of elimination, or…? Many of us navigate a variety of influences to come up with the answer;…

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July 2023 Newsletter

July 11, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S July 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, July has already been an emotional whirlwind at KBFPC. In anticipation of the Roots & Shoots celebration and fundraiser on July 22nd, we have been reminiscing about the past 40 years with previous and current staff, board members, volunteers, and even clinic clients. Check out this Thursday’s Homer…

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breakdown 2023 poster

KBFPC Happenings: Youth Edition

April 13, 2023

FROM KBFPC & The REC ROOM’s APRIL 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Teens need us. They need us to be trusted adults, to be positive role models, to listen, to amplify their voices, and to share our time. They need us to provide safe spaces to hang out with their peers. They need us to help…

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Libraries are for everyone.

Banning books corrodes diversity and inclusion in our community

November 14, 2022

OPINION FROM KBFPC CEO CLAUDIA HAINES & ANN DIXON TO THE HOMER NEWS 11/09/22 The Homer Public Library is beloved by the Homer community and well-regarded further afield for its innovative programming, responsive approaches to lifelong learning and information access, inviting spaces, and high quality books and other media. Families, kids, and teens know they…

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October Newsletter

October 17, 2022

FROM KBFPC’S OCTOBER 2022 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Our community is growing. This month we are highlighting community and collective vision; here at KBFPC and beyond. Lights On Afterschool at the REC Room, the newest staff members to join our team, and the tremendous amount of Pink Flags flying around Homer (and Kenai!) all reflect the vital…

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REC hiring graphic

[position filled] We’re Hiring! REC Room Assistant

July 29, 2022

KBFPC’S REC Room (a youth Resource and Enrichment Co-op) is seeking applicants to join our dynamic and dedicated team in a unique, interactive role. Are you passionate about teen education and youth resiliency? Do you want to make a difference in our community by providing a caring and nurturing place for young people? Do KBFPC’s…

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peer educators at the REC Room

Winter at the REC Room

February 11, 2022

In February and March, KBFPC’s peer educators and REC Room staff will be teaching our evidence-based sexual health curriculum to 9th graders at Homer High School and 7th and 8th graders at Homer Middle School. Want to join the Peer Ed team? We are currently hiring another peer educator. If you know a Homer area…

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