Boys Hope Girls Hope Creates Space for the African-American Experience to be Heard and Valued

Boys Hope Girls Hope Creates Space for the African-American Experience to be Heard and Valued

Posted Posted in Affiliates, Featured

As the world grapples with the senseless murders of Black citizens and debilitating effects of systemic racism on communities of color, Boys Hope Girls Hope is demonstrating its commitment to dialogue and action to promote healing, understanding and equality.  To signal the importance of this work, the first 90 minutes of the Network Board of […]

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Boys Hope Girls Hope Honors Inspirational Leaders Who Instill Hope During Inaugural Excellence Award Ceremony

Posted Posted in Detroit, Featured, Illinois, U.S.

Boys Hope Girls Hope is thrilled to celebrate its inaugural Excellence Awards, which recognizes the achievements of individuals who demonstrate and support hope and success for their colleagues, affiliates, communities, our scholars, and the Boys Hope Girls Hope network. The Vatterott Award celebrates the legacy and impact of an extraordinary visionary—an exemplary man or woman […]

Jan’s Story

Jan’s Story

Posted Posted in Share Your Story, St. Louis

In 1994, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Fr. Paul Sheridan, who was serving as the President at St. Louis University High School, and learn more about his wonderful visions, including Boys Hope Girls Hope of St. Louis. During that time, I was a stay-at-home mom and “professional volunteer,” while my three boys attended […]

Daniel Braswell

Daniel’s Story

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Cincinnati

There was no question whether or not Daniel Braswell would go to college. His determination and his intelligence made it a foregone conclusion. However, his chaotic home life made pursuing academics a difficult challenge. “I entered Boys Hope Girls Hope of Cincinnati’s residential program in 2009, and academics became my top and only priority,” he […]