Intel® Invests in the Future Skills of Boys Hope Girls Hope Scholars and Collegians 2

Intel® Invests in the Future Skills of Boys Hope Girls Hope Scholars and Collegians

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Boys Hope Girls Hope is very grateful to Intel®, in partnership with World Wide Technology (WWT), for making a major investment in its efforts to reach more young people with whole-person development programming in 13 US cities, Mexico, and Guatemala. The $100,000 Intel RISE Technology Initiative (IRTI) grant is supporting enhancements to the Network-wide curriculum, […]

Bold Action in Guatemala by Esperanza Juvenil 5

Bold Action in Guatemala by Esperanza Juvenil

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Kristin Ostby, President & CEO, with Lucas Pinzon, Executive Director of Esperanza Juvenil In March 2020, the Guatemalan government shut down all schools from operating in person.  At the time, Esperanza Juvenil had 100 young scholars living in our residential homes near our schools.  Another 80 scholars, who continued to live with their families in […]

Graduate Stories of Hope | Amanda Bolden 5

Graduate Stories of Hope | Amanda Bolden

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Collegian, Featured, New Orleans

Amanda’s mother works as a pastry chef in New Orleans and lost her job due to the recent economic downturn.  At home, Amanda had a lot of family responsibilities that pulled her from studying.  Boys Hope Girls Hope gave Amanda a place where she could focus.  She developed an interest in becoming a biology-chemistry major and a bio-ethicist.  Amanda said she first started thinking about medical related careers […]

Graduate Stories of Hope | Shirly Tam 1

Graduate Stories of Hope | Shirly Tam

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Arizona, Collegian, Featured

Shirly’s parents cooked, cleaned, and delivered food for Chinese restaurants most of their lives.  Growing up, Shirly and her older sister worked alongside them. Shirly’s teacher recommended Boys Hope Girls Hope after recognizing Shirly’s academic strengths, engagement with student government and need for additional support.  Shirly said her parents didn’t speak English and, at first, were […]

Graduate Stories of Hope | Ericka Barrios 2

Graduate Stories of Hope | Ericka Barrios

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Collegian, Featured, Guatemala

Ericka joined Esperanza Juvenil, Boys Hope Girls Hope’s Guatemalan affiliate, after finishing the 6th grade.  Her family didn’t have the resources for Ericka to continue studying, a common challenge for families in Guatemala. She learned about Esperanza Juvenil through a partner organization that supports pre-school and elementary school children in a very economically challenged neighborhood […]