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Our Commitment to Advancing Racial Equity

September 16, 2020

For many years, Brighton Center has embraced diversity and inclusion while working to advance our organization and the community as a whole. We launched our racial equity journey over three years ago, knowing that, although crucial, diversity and inclusion alone will not lift up all in our community. We challenged ourselves first knowing that we need to do our internal work and push ourselves, our systems, and our processes to keep moving forward our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. Here is a look at our journey, where we have been, where we are, and where we are going! 

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10 Ways to Celebrate Grandparents Day This Year Even While Distancing

September 11, 2020
  1. Send a care package: send a box that includes your favorite things when you are together!

  2. Meet outdoors while being socially distant: bring some food and catch up!

  3. Do a video chat with the whole family: simply catch up on daily life!

  4. Read a book virtually that honor grandparents…or just their favorite book!

  5. Make a video that makes them feel loved and send it!

  6. Send a homemade card in the mail: handmade gifts are always the best!

  7. Go down memory lane: chat about your favorite memories!

  8. Bake a delicious dessert: drop it off for your grandparent to enjoy!

  9. Print off a crossword puzzle: do it virtually together!

  10. Movie night: everyone watches a movie from their own home and discusses virtually after!

Crisis Breeds Creativity

May 13, 2020

Over the past two months, we have adapted in every imaginable way to continue to meet community needs under ever-increasing constraints due to COVID-19.  Crisis breeds creativity and provides the opportunity of seeing the way we deliver services through a different lens. 

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Activities For Toddlers to Teens 2

April 11, 2020

We are back with another week of fun activities to keep kids engaged from toddlers to teens. Check out the ideas and activities our Early Education and Youth Services staff have put together. 

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Activities For Toddlers to Teens

April 03, 2020

You may be spending a lot more time at home, but that doesn't mean the fun and learning have to stop. Our Early Education and Youth Services teams have put together some great activities to keep young ones from toddlers to teens engaged. 

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10 Smart Ways To Use Your Tax Refund

March 04, 2020

By now, all Americans have received their 2019 W2 forms and related tax information and it’s time to file taxes. According to the IRS, the average tax refund last year was just shy of $3,000.

That’s a lot of money for most households!

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