Your Tax Deductible Donations Support Focused Media and Literacy Empowerment Programs for Families, Women, and Youth.
"Love your Community Service for teens, so unique and a great cause!" Belinda Shover, Mom
"So nice to start my day by reading your always wonderful newsletter. A great message about sharing and caring." Karen Kitchell, Kindness Coordinator
POSITIVE MEDIA PROGRAMS
Since 1998, LIVE weekly radio broadcast to 140 countries/territories on the Voice America Network, Empowerment Channel showcasing success experts, authors, and books encouraging life skills and positive messages. Ignite the flame that burns brightly within, take charge of your life, and coach yourself to success with Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany every WEDNESDAY at 4 PM Pacific Time /7 PM Eastern Time. LISTEN LIVE!
Since 2011, this platform gives youth an uncensored voice on crucial topics broadcast on the Voice America Empowerment Channel featuring teen hosts and reporters from around the country with guests from around the globe. Teens talk and the World listens every SUNDAY at 3 PM Pacific Time/6PM Eastern Time. LISTEN!
The YouTube webisode created by young people showcasing positive solutions to life struggles. WATCH!
Online publishing of music, videos, writing, photos, and events by volunteers. JOIN!
Free music performances with the Be the Star You Are!® volunteer orchestra. PLAY!
A school program offering leadership opportunities for youth in media production, writing, events, fundraising, and personal development. VIEW!
Volunteer, Diya Hituvalli, created a FREE APP, KEEP ME SAFE, a voice recognition technology to help the user in times of need.
Celebrate Mother Earth with Prince Charles, the Dalai Lama, & BTSYA poets & artists.
BTSYA collects shoes to send to women and families in poverty in third world countries and help women become micro-entrepreneurs
FREE tutoring for kids and teens through our partner, Teens Tutor Teens. Highly motivated high school students will personally tutor anyone grades K-12. Once a student requests to be tutored, the student or parents will be contacted by a tutor to set up meetings. FREE and a much needed resource. Visit TTT and tell them that Be the Star You Are!® referred you.
An opportunity for youth around the world to read and review books and get their reviews published. Check out our teen reviews with our book partner, The Reading Tub.
Downloadable, informative, helpful articles
Recommended books for all ages at deep discounts. with same-day shipping.
Donations of cases of books to hospitals and homes to provide the gift of a new book during the holiday season to those in need.
Letters for Literacy
Writing project for volunteers and court-ordered individuals to increase awareness of the problem of illiteracy in our nation.
Articles published in newspapers and online, plus signature targeted books, Be the Star You Are!® 99 Gifts, Be the Star You Are!® for TEENS, Be the Star You Are!® Millennials to Boomers, and Miracle Moment® for premium sales. Literacy Blog, BTSYA Blog, Published Articles
Monthly news, tips, inspirational quotes, and spotlights on volunteers, authors, and books.
A FREE virtual workshop for kids ages 7-12 taught by award-winning teen writer and host of Express Yourself!, Ruhani Chhabra.
With every $100 donation to Be the Star You Are!®, we donate a full case of books to the charity, organization, school, club, or shelter of donor's choice. Help INCREASE literacy!
"Thank you, Cynthia, for all you are doing to help authors, readers, and young people find empowerment! Leslie Sussan, Administrative Appeals Judge and Author, Choosing Life
"Thank you so much for allowing me to be a member of the Book Reviewer team at BTSYA, I truly believe that what you are doing to fulfill the message will have a great impact on the world." Alisha, Book Reviewer