Author: Vartika Varshney

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Just Say YES Tarrant County Impact  Since 2002, Just Say YES (JSY) has impacted tens of thousands of students across Tarrant County in North Texas. Two high schools in Fort Worth have implemented the JSY Campus Impact Plan (CIP), which is an overall comprehensive strategy addressing many areas of need for a school. It focuses...

Keep Your Students Safe on Prom Night Dressing up, dancing the night away and having a blast with friends are all part of the prom experience. Prom is seen as a right of passage for teens across the country, and it should be fun! However, teens can also experience significant peer pressure, leading them to make...

Welcoming Ruth Cooper to Just Say YES Cooper joins the JSY Team as the organization’s Operations Assistant As we look to expand our reach and empower more students across the nation, the team is eager to announce our newest addition: Ruth Cooper, serving as the organization's Operations Assistant. Ruth comes with experience working in the nonprofit world...

Meet Our Intern: Vartika Varshney This blog post was provided by our intern Vartika Varshney. Getting to Know Me Hello everyone! My name is Vartika Varshney, and I am the new Marketing and Communications Intern at Just Say YES – Youth Equipped to Succeed (JSY). Currently, I am studying toward a bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University...

Standardized Testing Is Almost Here! How is your campus motivating and preparing students for the upcoming test season? Today’s youth is faced with much greater academic pressures than we could ever imagine. Beginning in elementary school, students experience immense pressure surrounding test performance, and many states require students to pass standardized tests in order to...

Just Say YES turns 17 on Friday, March 1, 2019! In 2002, Founder and President Dan Bailey started the organization on the philosophy of, "A connected student is a protected student." Within 17 years, Just Say YES has: Reached 1 MILLION students Given 4,043 PROGRAMS Impacted 1,178 CAMPUSES Visited 42 STATES Throughout the years, JSY has witnessed...