Better Family Life “Own The Summer” 2018 With all of the crime, political and social issues that are plaguing the country and your personal lives, don’t you think it’s time to take your life back? Better Family Life, through their Youth, Family and Clinical Services, wants you and your children to take back your summer and participate in their “Own The Summer” summer activities. Starting with their Neighborhood Resource Center, Better Family Life has taken their kind hearts to the Ferguson neighborhood and is now offering services such as medical supplies and an open food pantry, Monday through Friday, to assist Ferguson residents in their day-to-day living challenges.
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In the wake of the alarming STD and violence rates in the St. Louis metro area, Better Family Life U.S. Office of Adolescent Health and Emerson hosted a day filled with education and entertainment designed to unite, empower and excite youth about making a brighter future for themselves and our community. (Read more)
2015 Better Family Life Youth Rally
Ferguson Neighborhood Resource Center
BFL Youth Clean Up Ivory Park
We had the children that were part of the leadership academy, and had an opportunity for them to do furbished learning.
We decided to clean up a park in our neighborhood.The funny thing is the kids actually thought we littered the park ourselves just to give them something to do.
BFL's Summer Youth Program Visits St. Louis' Cardinals Matt Caprenter
BFL Kids with Matt Carpenter at His Pro Camp on Monday, July 21st
Visit From Harvard University
On Chess And Hip Hop
St. Louisans reflect on how the strategies used in the game of chess can mirror the realities of navigating the hip hop industry, lifestyle and art.
Jihad Khayyam, youth advocate and educator with Better Family Life, discusses how the roles and pieces in chess mirror options for navigating life.
Continue the conversation on chess and Hip Hop at the exhibit Living Like Kings, October 9 - April 26 at the World Chess Hall of Fame. http://www.worldchesshof.org/
Youth Empowerment Rally Tour to Visit Seven Area Schools Teaching Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Good Life Choices
ST. LOUIS – May 16, 2016 – Better Family Life, Inc. is presenting a youth empowerment rally tour called “Getting Down 2 Business” from Monday, May 16 through Friday, May 20, 2016. Thousands of students in grades six through 12 will have the opportunity to learn about teen pregnancy prevention, how to avoid HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and staying away from drugs.
Schools hosting the rally tour include East St. Louis Senior High School (with Mason Clark Middle School attending), Carr Lane VPA Middle School, Yeatman Liddell Middle School, Soldan International Studies High School, Roosevelt High School and Langston Middle School. The final stop of the rally tour will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at Better Family Life, 5415 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63112. Read More
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