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What is Shine?

Go Ahead, Dream Big.

We’ve Got You.

Shine is a community of support for pregnant and parenting young moms. Advocates will coach you and help you get the resources you need to live your best life, while you work towards providing your child(ren) with the best life possible. We’ll support you with what you need for high school, college, and beyond–all while keeping in mind the demands of motherhood. We know it isn’t easy and we’re here to help.

Why Join?

Find Support With Experienced Advocates and Meet Moms Like You

Here you’ll meet other moms like you, learn new parenting skills from your Advocates, and have cool new experiences. Get the support you need to finish high school and go to college. Your Advocate is with you every step of the way and you’ll have fun doing it.

Our Activities

Learn, Grow, Thrive

Join us on fun and rewarding new experiences like college tours, mommy-and-me activities, job preparation, all while connecting with other moms your age.

Coaching for School

Mommy-And-Me

Mom’s Group Learning

Job Prep

Workshops

Trips

Community Building

Personal Finance

And More
Our Advocates

Meet Your Advocates

Sandra Alvarez
Bay Area
Elizet Bermudez
Bay Area
Jennaliz Blanco
Bay Area
Rosita Figueroa
Fresno County
Adia Gipson
Sacramento Valley
Susana Hernandez
Bay Area
Ana Robleto
Fresno County
Mai Townsend
Sacramento Valley
Our Advocates

Sandra Alvarez

Senior Advocate, Bay Area
(408) 593-0291
Our Advocates

Elizet Bermudez

Advocate, Bay Area
Fun Fact: Would travel far and long for amazing food
(408) 593-0293
Our Advocates

Jennaliz Blanco

Advocate, Bay Area
Fun Fact: Jennaliz has visited 4/7 wonders of the world
(408) 593-0296
Our Advocates

Rosita Figueroa

Advocate, Fresno County
Fun Fact: Rosita loves hiking and anything Marvel
(408) 685-7581
Our Advocates

Adia Gipson

Advocate, Sacramento Valley
Fun Fact: Adia is a huge Disney fanatic!
(408) 836-8445
Our Advocates

Susana Hernandez

Advocate, Bay Area
Fun Fact: Susana is an only child
(408) 593-0294
Our Advocates

Ana Robleto

Advocate, Fresno County
Fun Fact: Ana loves theme parks and traveling
(408) 685-7576
Our Advocates

Mai Townsend

Advocate, Sacramento Valley
Fun Fact: Mai enjoys listening to oldies hits that remind her of her childhood
(408) 230-3468
Our Resources

Everything You Need for Mom Life

We offer many services and resources for young families like yours. Our goal is to make your life as a mom easier, so you can achieve your full potential. Here are the areas in which you can find a program near you.

Bay Area
Monterey County
Sacramento Valley
Fresno County
How To Join

Take The Leap

Are you a parenting or currently pregnant? We can give you positive support to deal with school, being a mom, and much more. We’ve got you. Click “Join Now” to fill out an application and an Advocate will be in touch with you soon.

¿Quieres inscribirte en nuestro programa? Tenemos Advocates que hablan español y están disponibles para ayudarte. Envía un correo electrónico a [email protected] y te conectaremos.

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