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Tag Archive: family

Sunflower

May 26, 2020 2:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Sunflower

Written by a BRITE young adult spokesperson. You are your father’s child. Half of him and your mother. He watched... View Article


November Gratitude

November 30, 2016 3:18 pm Published by Comments Off on November Gratitude

Let’s use November and Thanksgiving as a launchpad toward utilizing grateful reflection in our every day lives. It’s a practice... View Article


How do I want to be?

November 10, 2014 1:32 pm Published by Comments Off on How do I want to be?

The author is 22 and lives in Ventura. Realizing who I am… Remembering who I used to be; Looking myself... View Article


Definitions

May 9, 2012 11:23 am Published by Comments Off on Definitions

Tears: Tears don’t always mean you’re upset. They’re not always signs of giving up. The tears that pour from my... View Article


Eyewitness

August 2, 2010 3:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Eyewitness

This post was written by a high school student during Straight Up’s 2010 Leadership Conference, copresented by Ventura Unified School... View Article


Parent to Parent

July 26, 2008 1:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Parent to Parent

As Program Director and founder of Straight Up I am enthusiastic about our goals and passionate about my job. However,... View Article