Collegian Spotlight | Latoya Holmes

Collegian Spotlight | Latoya Holmes

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

The Boys Hope Girls Hope Steward Scholars program has played a vital role in supporting collegians pursuing STEM, business, and arts fields on their journey to and through post-secondary access and career launch by providing scholarship funds, professional development, networking, mentoring, and opportunities for internships.  Holmes recently completed a summer internship with World Wide Technology […]

Collegian Spotlight | Inique Wilson

Collegian Spotlight | Inique Wilson

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Collegian, Featured, Southern California

Wilson, a senior communications major at  California State University-San Marcos, was one of nine students selected for the internship through the Louis Carr Foundation. The foundation provides paid internships to minority students majoring in communications. “Mr. Carr has been a huge help for us,” said Wilson. “We met with him every week to discuss how […]

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado Executive Director Mary Fran Gives A Behind The Scenes Look At Their Academy Program 1

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado Executive Director Gives A Behind The Scenes Look At Its Academy Program

Posted Posted in Academy, Colorado, Featured

After 23 years of operating programs exclusively in a residential setting, Boys Hope Girls Hope started the first academy in 2004. The expansion to an out-of-school-time model was an acknowledgment of the many young people who have support structures at home but are still undeniably in need of access and opportunity. Today, eight of Boys […]

An Online Boys Hope Girls Hope Culinary Party with Chef Joh Ash

An Online Boys Hope Girls Hope Culinary Party with Chef John Ash

Posted Posted in Affiliates, Featured, Partnerships, San Francisco

by Anjana Utarid, Executive Director, Boys Hope Girls Hope of San Francisco The goal: get your scholars to make Korean fried chicken wings and frisee salad with poached eggs and maple roasted bacon. If your mouth isn’t watering by now, it will.   The Boys Hope Girls Hope  Network had four affiliates participate in a virtual […]

Cisco Grant Strengthens Connectivity of Boys Hope Girls Hope’s One Team One Mission

Cisco Grant Strengthens Connectivity of Boys Hope Girls Hope’s One Team One Mission

Posted Posted in Affiliates, Featured, Partnerships

This contribution will significantly boost wireless internet connection speeds at affiliate sites and serve an increased number of devices at a time when more scholars and team members are called upon to be on video conferences for remote learning and work – often simultaneously. It will also greatly improve cybersecurity for scholars and team members […]

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 […]