Chili’s and TeenNow Team Up for Fundraiser

We are so excited to have been approached by the Chili’s Restaurant near our office in San Diego to participate in one of their give back nights! On Monday November 19th if you BRING IN THE FLYER to the Chili’s Restaurant in La Mesa, CA from 11am-10:30pm, Chili’s will donate 15% of your check to TeenNow! Please make Chili’s part of your day on the 19th and help support programs for pregnant and teens and the teachers who serve them. Thank you! Don’t forget to bring in the flyer.

What a simple (and yummy) way to support TeenNow California!

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2012 Scholarship: Featured Essay #6

Each month on the blog we will feature one of the eight winning essays from the TeenNow California 2012 Scholarships for pregnant and parenting teens throughout California. The essays are simultaneously inspiring and heartbreaking; each lends insight into trials of adolescent childbearing and the need for continued support for young families. This month’s featured essay by Jakari Peet was the Region 7 winner, earning the student $300 towards her education. Peet plans to study at San Bernardino Valley College this fall. We wish her the best of luck!! Thank you to TeenNow member Stephanie Downing-Cornwell for sponsoring.

Jakari Peet