Brighter Futures Initiative

Brighter Futures Initiative

The Brighter Futures Initiative promotes healthy families and youth; school success for youth; youth safety in their families and communities; and successful navigation from adolescence to adulthood. The Initiative supports evidence-based, positive youth development and prevention strategies focusing on the following legislative outcomes set forth in s. 48.545, Wis. Stats., Brighter Futures Initiative:

  • Prevent and reduce the incidence of youth violence and other delinquent behavior;
  • Prevent and reduce the incidence of youth alcohol and other drug use and abuse;
  • Prevent and reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect;
  • Prevent and reduce the incidence of non-marital pregnancy and increase the use of abstinence to prevent non-marital pregnancy; and
  • Increase adolescent self-sufficiency by encouraging high school graduation, vocational preparedness, improved social and other interpersonal skills and responsible decision-making.

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Request for Proposals: 

All questions regarding the RFP must be directed to:

Beth Blanchar
Purchasing Agent
Telephone:  (608) 266-8144

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Last Revised: August 11, 2014

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