Tag Archive for: Boys and Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club: What effect does an enhanced mentoring model have on youth outcomes?

McGarrie, L., Napierala, E., Oliver, C., Heberlein, E., Taylor, B. J., & Snyder, A. (2022). An enhanced mentoring model’s impact on youth in Boys and Girls Clubs. Journal of Youth Development, 17(3), 105–117. https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2022.1220 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Although the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Detained Youth Mentoring Program

By Boys and Girls Club of America, Reprinted from the National Mentoring Resource Center When a youth enters a juvenile detention facility or another place of incarceration, everything changes. They are separated from family members, friends, and surroundings that are familiar to them. They are supervised by uniformed guards who use strict rules (no talking, […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Navient partner to bring career and college planning resources to support equity for youth in under-resourced communities

Featured Article by the Navient Corporation,  The Boys & Girls Clubs of American recently announced its partnership with Navient (Nasdaq: NAVI), an education loan management and business processing solutions organization, to launch a community-based educational program that will help marginalized youth plan their academic & career journeys.  To access the resource, please click here.

Mentoring for Kids: 5 Ways to Be an Effective Mentor

By Lori Ampey, Reprinted from Boys & Girls Clubs of America We often hear from kids and alumni about how Boys & Girls Clubs change their lives. But as a youth mentor for more than 21 years, the truth is the Club saved mine.  Early in my career with the Boys & Girls Clubs of […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of America And National CARES Mentoring Movement Rally Together To Provide Hope For Youth In Crisis

Featured Article by Boys and Girls Clubs of America The National CARES Mentoring Movement and Boys & Girls Clubs of America recently announced their collaboration to make resources and support more accessible for youth and adolescents who are disproportionately struggling from the pandemic.  For the first phase of their partnership, both organizations are planning to […]

Denzel Washington discusses the power of mentoring

In the September cover story of WebMD magazine, Denzel Washington discusses the vital role of the mentors he encountered at the Boys and Girls Club and throughout his life. Highly recommended.