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” will energize 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 […]

Boys Hope Girls Hope Partners with Leading Organization in College Access and College Success 2

Boys Hope Girls Hope and Bottom Line Band Together to Build a Better Foundation for Collegian Success

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The partnership with non-profit Bottom Line dates back to 2019, when CEO Steve Colon attended Boys Hope Girls Hope’s ACTION gathering, sponsored by Porticus. Bottom Line supports 8,000 first-generation students from low-income backgrounds with getting into college, graduating from college, and successfully obtaining a career-related job or enrolling in a graduate school. Boys Hope Girls […]

Collegian Spotlight | Armonium Tsegaye Interns with Comcast Company 2

Collegian Spotlight | Armonium Tsegaye Interns with Comcast Company

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Collegian, Colorado, Featured

Armonium Tsegaye, a University of Colorado – Denver junior, is spending the summer interning with Notion, A Comcast Company. Notion is a smart property monitoring system that helps customers proactively monitor their homes and properties for things like water leaks or sounding alarms. He is working as a Data Scientist in the Colorado office gaining […]

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, […]

Nurses Appreciation Week | Alumni Edition

National Nurses Appreciation Week | Alumni Shoutouts

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Featured, Graduate Stories, Illinois, New Orleans, Northeastern Ohio, Pittsburgh, Share Your Story

Thank you to the many nurses within the Boys Hope Girls Hope family! In celebration of National Nurses Week, Boys Hope Girls Hope reached out to a few of our many alumni throughout the Network who are nurses. These nurturing individuals have pursued a variety of specialties, but there is a common thread among them […]

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 […]

Reunite Hope EXTENDED Leadership Gathering advances 5-year Strategic Plan pillars and energizes network-wide leaders 18

Reunite Hope EXTENDED Leadership Gathering advances 5-year Strategic Plan pillars and energizes network-wide leaders

Posted Posted in Affiliates, Featured

Each year, Boys Hope Girls Hope hosts executive directors and board, program, and development/marketing leads for a four-day gathering,  to connect, learn from each other, and plan together.  After two years of virtual conferences, participants said it was refreshing to meet as “One Team One Mission” in St. Louis, Missouri last week.   The Boys Hope […]

New Office

Hope on the Hill: The Blessing and Ribbon Cutting of Our New Network Headquarters

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On Wednesday, March 30, during the Boys Hope Girls Hope Reunite Hope EXTENDED Leadership Gathering, the ribbon was cut and Boys Hope Girls Hope officially dedicated its new Network Headquarters office space! The new Network Headquarters is now in the Fair Mercantile building on Shaw Avenue in St. Louis and features an open floor plan […]

Boys Hope Girls Hope Celebrated 2021/2022 Excellence Awards Honorees on March 30th 19

Boys Hope Girls Hope Celebrated 2021/2022 Excellence Awards Honorees on March 30th

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The Boys Hope Girls Hope Excellence Awards recognize the achievements of individuals and organizations which that demonstrate and support hope and success for their colleagues, affiliates, communities, our scholars, and the Boys Hope Girls Hope Network. Each year, the awards are presented at a special dinner during the Boys Hope Girls Hope Network Leadership Gathering. […]

Team Member Spotlight: Lysandra Hutchinson 1

Boys Hope Girls Hope Strategic Initiatives

Posted Posted in Academy, Affiliates, Featured, Partnerships, Residential, Serving Boys, Serving Girls

A Bold Vision for the Future of Boys Hope Girls Hope We’re charting a path of GROWTH together. This article was adapted from the Boys Hope Girls Hope 2021 Advancements in Hope magazine. Read more stories in the full publication. Listen, as President and CEO, Kristin Ostby explains the steps the organization will be taking […]

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A Higher Calling to SERVICE | 2021/2022 Vatterott Award Honoree Mike de Graffenried

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The leadership, generous support, and unwavering dedication of Mike de Graffenried During the Reunite Hope EXTENDED Leadership Gathering, on March 30th, Boys Hope Girls Hope will celebrate our 2021/2022 Excellence Awards honorees. Mike de Graffenried will receive our prestigious VATTEROTT AWARD! Named for its inaugural recipient John Vatterott, this award celebrates the legacy and impact […]

Dr. Yohuru Williams on Exploring Black History 1

Dr. Yohuru Williams Provokes Thought on the Importance of Honestly Exploring Black History

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“In Studying the Past, We Can Develop Extraordinary Vision” On Tuesday, February 16, 2022, the network-wide Boys Hope Girls Hope team took an extraordinary journey through “Black History: Past, Present, and Future” with Dr. Yohuru Williams, Distinguished University Chair and Professor of History and Founding Director of the Racial Justice Initiative of the University of […]