Clovis teen’s free online tutoring helps students across the country

A free online tutoring program, started by a Clovis teen, is going nationwide and now helping kids across the country.

What started as an idea to help students in the Central Valley has quickly spread.

“We started getting responses from many different states,” said founder of Tutor Nirvana Jai Mehrotra-Varma.

The Clovis North senior started tutornirvana.com to provide free tutoring to students struggling with online learning.

“I knew this was an opportunity that could benefit not just my community but other communities,” added Varma. “I started reaching out to other leaders and tried to get them to establish chapters in their communities.”

Varma says they are now working with students in 23 states and have recently created a YouTube channel.

“Subjects like biology, chemistry, algebra, geometry just to name a few,” said Varma.

The team consists of student volunteers from across the country, like Maggie Reznik, a fellow tutor for

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Genesee Health Department focuses on teens and young adults in new sexual health campaign

FLINT, MI — The Genesee County Health Department has launched a “SEX: We Get It” campaign to encourage confidential family planning and sexual health services to teens and young adults living in and around Genesee County.

“The goal of this campaign is to inform the youth in our community that there are confidential resources available and people to speak with that get it,” stated Public Health Supervisor with GCHD’s Family Planning and Sexual Health Programs Brad Snyder.

The GCHD Family Planning & Sexual Health Clinic is a trusted source for teens and young adults in Genesee County, giving them access to high quality reproductive and sexual health care at low or no cost, according to a press release from the health department.

The health deprtment launched its “Wear One” condom campaign back in 2017 to increase free condom availability, create awareness and promote acceptance of condom use. The goal of

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