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2018 MentorLife Retreat – February 9-11, 2018

Donation Items Needed! We are less than two weeks away from the 2018 MentorLife Retreat!  More than 40 JSY student mentors from six DFW high schools are expected to attend this year’s retreat at Sky Ranch in Van, Texas. The purpose of the retreat is for student mentors to: Develop strong leadership and team building skills Learn the importance... Read More

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

What is your campus or community doing to bring awareness on the issue? At Just Say YES, we are constantly adapting to today’s culture and addressing trends that school counselors and administrators are witnessing on their campuses. Looking back on 2017,  it saddens us to report that one of the most popular topic requests we... Read More

This is Kamri’s Story

Just Say YES student mentor writes a letter to her 14-year-old self:                 Dear Me, During this time in your life, things are really good. Take the time to realize that life is going to get much harder down the road. Take the time to notice and appreciate... Read More

2016 Annual Celebration

Our 6th Annual Celebration was a huge success! Thank you Tony and Candice Romo for joining us! We also would like to thank Lisa and Kenny Troutt for graciously opening their home. We cannot express enough how thankful we are for everyone who donated their time and support in making this a tremendous event. Your gifts... Read More

STARS National Conference 2015

SNC, The Place to Be! This year we had 6 mentors from both Garland ISD as well as Duncanville ISD that went with us to the STARS National Conference at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. The students took part in large group sessions where they were able to hear extraordinary speakers like Keith... Read More
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