Boys & Girls Club teen leaders selected these five topics as the biggest issues impacting today’s teenagers. In leadership programs across Clubs nationwide, teen service projects and initiatives will work to address:
Compared to the general adult population, Boys & Girls Club alumni are more satisfied with their lives – from their emotional and physical well-being to their careers and financial health, to their sense of community and hope for what their future holds.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America 2021 Alumni Study
Youth mentoring programs can help build teens’ confidence, improve their mental health and connect them with opportunities to be successful. Youth mentor Suriya Khong, VP of Teen Initiatives at Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties (shown on the left), shares why every child needs a mentor, and what a good mentor-mentee relationship looks like.
When raising and supporting young people, you can infuse the principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to build welcoming, safe places where all belong.