July 15, 2009
This spring, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, in Silver Spring, MD, was staring at a $7 million deficit, declining membership and outdated facilities. To stay afloat, the organization began the arduous task of making cuts to staff, programs and services.
June 25, 2009
Since 2004, the FosterClub All-Stars have proved an important point: When former foster youth speak about the child welfare system, people listen.
June 15, 2009
Research shows that providing expanded learning opportunities, or ELOs, for older youth in the out-of-school hours may make adolescents more likely to go to school, finish their homework, do well on standardized test scores, and have good study habits and high motivation.