How to High School (Book & Youth Programming)

A project in Jacksonville, FL by J.D. Durden

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Backers: 76
Average Pledge Per Backer: $87

Funded: $6,612 of $6,022
Dates: Jun 2nd -> Jul 4th (33 days)
Project By: J.D. Durden
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Latest News

You may have changed lives…

July 4th - via:
When artists decide to create and then put their creation out in the world, it is the most vulnerable space. We have no idea if nothing will happen, or if our lives will be changed forever. I already know this project has changed my life because you... (Read More)

22 hours left!

July 3rd - via:
22 hours left to move closer to our stretch goal so an audiobook can be part of the future! A great gift book so spread the word. There is something important on each page. I wrote this book with not too much depth that it’s dreadful, not too much... (Read More)

If you are wondering...

June 30th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Tears! We did it!

June 27th - via:
A life long dream to publish my first book will happen! It makes sense that my first book is for our youth, because they have enriched my life for 20 years. I wake up every single day ready to serve as a teacher, mentor & coach. Adults, I’m... (Read More)

The Challenge is On.

June 26th - via:
8 days left of campaign and we are sitting at 64% funded. If I’m being honest, it will take a lot of pledges to get us to the finish line. But, you know me, I ALWAYS think WE can!  My gratitude for those of you who have pledged! Big hugs!   (Read More)

60%! Chugging along & Grateful!

June 22nd - via:
We have come so far, but have a long way to go. You all, my community, give me hope! Please continue to share the project anyone who might want to see this book help teens along their journey! I believe in the future of this book, and thank you for... (Read More)

Celebration is in order!

June 14th - via:
 Thanks to you all, we have hit 40% with 20 days to go.  This project still needs help from family, friends, co-workers and parent groups! If you know someone who has a teen, send them this link. So grateful for your support.   (Read More)

More than a book!

June 10th - via:
The "How to High School" book is just a beginning of a bigger conversation for our youth.  This kickstarter project is a book AND a youth program. The initial pledge amount is to cover costs of 100 books (Editing, Printing, Design, Marketing).... (Read More)

A long way in a short amount of time.

June 6th - via:
Thank you so much! We’ve come a long way in such a short time. Remember, supporting this project is far more than a book. It’s a program for teens and even teachers, based around the book. So,  we’re talking podcasts, Ted ed Talks, conferences... (Read More)

Incredible Start!!!!!

June 3rd - via:
In less than 48 hours we’ve pledged 15% of our project goal! Keep sharing the message with your neighbors and family. Beyond grateful!   (Read More)

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