Collegian Spotlight | Magnolia Cruz Interns with Luxury Home Builder

Collegian Spotlight | Magnolia Cruz Interns with Luxury Home Builder

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Arizona, Collegian, Featured

I had the opportunity to intern with Camelot Homes, a luxury home builder in the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas. Alex Harmon, Collegian Success Manager at Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona, introduced me to the position. The owners of Camelot, Mark and Julie Hancock, have been longtime supporters of the Arizona affiliate, and they were […]

John Templeton Foundation-Funded Project Will Explore How Scholar Peer Groups Strengthen Curiosity, Purpose, and Perseverance

John Templeton Foundation-Funded Project Will Explore How Scholar Peer Groups Strengthen Curiosity, Purpose, and Perseverance

Posted Posted in Arizona, Colorado, Featured, Guatemala, New York, Partnerships, St. Louis

Funded by the John Templeton Foundation, “Accelerating Youth Character Development by Leveraging the Power of Youth Peer Groups” is energizing a dynamic Network-wide collaboration focused on honing the inherent strengths of our scholars and collegians to set and achieve their own goals.  The John Templeton Foundation is a highly esteemed international foundation focused on catalyzing […]

ALL In Spring '22 Wrap Up! 2

ALL In Spring ’22 Wrap Up!

Posted Posted in Arizona, Colorado, Featured, New Orleans

An international program, ALL In connects youth with their communities, builds critical skills, and provides a safe space for dialogue on issues of cultural identity. Young people work in facilitated groups to select a problem, develop a social justice project, and collaborate with community organizations and others to implement solutions. Four teams from across the […]

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 […]