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Santa Clara County Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live

Santa Clara County Friday Night Live is part of a statewide Youth Development program operating in 52 counties throughout California.  Friday Night Live builds partnerships for positive and healthy youth development which engage youth as active leaders and resources in their communities. We provide our program participants with a safe environment, opportunities for community engagement, opportunities for leadership and advocacy, opportunities to build caring and meaningful relationships with peers and adults, and opportunities to engage in interesting and relevant skill development opportunities.

To learn more about current Youth Program events and youth community resources, visit our Bulletin Board and our Resources Page.

Mental Health PSA

Check out our Milpitas High School chapter’s PSA on mental health and substance use. Despite most students saying they struggle with their mental health, the majority do not ask for help. Prevent unhealthy habits. Reach out when your friends are in doubt!

Further mental health resources can be found on @milpitashigh.fnl’s Instagram page.

Contact Us

Santa Clara County FNL Program

If you would like to have our program at your school or if you have questions, please reach out to us.

Youth Programs Manager & FNL County Coordinator: Joseph Rivera

FNL Program Specialist: América Bautista Barcenas

Follow @santaclarafnl on Instagram
Email: santaclarafnl@aaci.org

About the Program

FNL Kids:

FNL Kids is for 4th to 6th grade students. FNL Kids focuses on leadership development, basic skill building, and creating community awareness.  Program topics include learning how to address peer pressure, establish healthy relationships, and live healthy lifestyles. Youth will have opportunities to work on community-wide projects that focus on health promotion.

Club Live:

Club Live is for 6th to 8th grade students. Club Live programming includes hands-on activities and project development for youth. Club Live program participants learn about substance abuse and healthy lifestyles. Youth participants will have opportunities to build leadership skills and engage in hands on activities to better their community. Past projects from Club Live members have included Public Service Announcement video productions, poster campaigns, and data collection.

Friday Night Live

FNL is for 9th to 12th grade students. FNL builds partnerships between youth and adults to create positive and healthy youth development. The program engages youth as leaders and resources in their community. Youth are provided with trainings, workshops, and networks to carry out campaigns and projects to promote healthy lifestyles amongst their peers and in their communities. Projects from past FNL members have included PSAs, involvement in governmental affairs, and photo galleries. Friday Night Live is held at:

  • Andrew P. Hill High School
    • Click here to view our Andrew Hill High School chapter’s social media campaign on mental health and substance use.
  • Milpitas High School
    • Click here to view our Milpitas High School chapter’s PSA on mental health and substance use.

Santa Clara County Friday Night Live Youth Council (SCCFNLYC)

The Santa Clara County Friday Night Live Youth Council is a group of young people committed to raising awareness on youth issues within Santa Clara County. The council includes young people who are experienced in youth leadership and advocacy. Members have opportunities to represent their Friday Night Live chapters and work with other chapters in the County to address wider community issues while strengthening their own communities. Youth council members will also be exposed to advanced skill-building and youth development opportunities and build meaningful working relationships with other youth commissions and adult allies across different entities.