The Friday Night Live (FNL) program is designed for high school-aged young people. It is motivated by youth-adult partnerships that create essential and powerful opportunities that enhance and improve local communities. Community service, social action activities, participation in advocacy for safe and healthy environments, and promotion of healthy policies are organized by youth to appeal to youth.


  • Encourage young people to develop programs that are fun and meaningful
  • Promote messages through shared experiences
  • Encourage peer-oriented programming (youth driven and youth led)
  • Are goal-directed, action oriented, and innovative
  • Encourage and empower young people as active leaders and community resources
  • Have broad appeal to diverse ethnic, racial and social groups
  • Encourage youth to care about each other and their environment
  • Offer conferences and trainings for young people to develop leadership skills