Closing the Job Skills Gap

Boys & Girls Clubs help youth develop the soft skills and hard skills that are transferable across industries, doing whatever it takes to ensure every young person in America has the skills needed to graduate high school and be well-prepared for life and work.

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75% of youth express concerns about whether they have the skills necessary to secure a job.

Youth Advocacy Priorities

Take Action

New Youth Workforce Readiness Legislation: Ask your Member of Congress to Co-Sponsor

Creating Economic Opportunity

Workforce readiness programs are doing whatever it takes to position young people to transcend the workforce skills gap.

#WhateverItTakes #BGCWeek

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Boys & Girls Clubs help millions of kids and teens develop essential skills, make lasting connections and have fun.  Club members experience:

  • A safe place to learn, play and grow
  • Supportive relationships with caring mentors
  • Enriching programs, experiences and activities