We are at a time when 11.3 million school age children are home without adult supervision after school, one out of six students fail to graduate on time and nearly half of youth don’t believe the American dream is possible. But we know it doesn't have to be this way.
Among teen-aged Club members, 97% expect to graduate from high school.According to BGCA youth outcome data
83% of Club members said they believe they can make a difference.According to BGCA youth outcome data
73% of Club members age 12 to 17 say they earn mostly A's and B's.2018 National Youth Outcomes Report
On September 25, Boys & Girls Clubs of America launched the Agenda for America's Youth in Washington D.C., and in communities across the country. The Agenda for America's Youth will focus on the top issues and solutions impacting young people in our country. The driving force behind the Agenda will be advocates like you.
When every young person has access to out-of-school time opportunities, when they’re safe and healthy and when they have essential skills, that is how we can ensure equity and inclusion.