Youth Programs

Remaining Hopeful in a Polarized World

Remaining Hopeful in a Polarized World

Clare writes about the hope and inspiration she cultivated while working with Fiver youth and how it mitigated her negative feelings from constant unfortunate news in the media.

Finding Passion Through Analytical, Impact-Driven Work in the Social Sector

Finding Passion Through Analytical, Impact-Driven Work in the Social Sector

Laknath explains how he utilized existing skills and developed new competencies that ignited an interest in creating data-driven solutions for programs that make a social impact.

Community Resources at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland

Community Resources at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland

Rachel discusses BGCP's transition to offering trauma-informed care, and how her project makes it easier for members and families to find and access local community resources

Rowing Through the NYC High School Application Process

Rowing Through the NYC High School Application Process

Alessandra shares background on Row New York, our newest partner, and how she plans to support Row teens in the transition to the New York City high school selection and application process.

Youth Leadership Programs: Why Do They Matter?

Youth Leadership Programs: Why Do They Matter?

Asalia reflects on qualities of leadership and how she’s helping Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland fold leadership development into teen programs around Portland.