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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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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 […]

Washington University in St. Louis becomes Boys Hope Girls Hope's newest university partner!

Washington University in St. Louis becomes Boys Hope Girls Hope’s newest university partner!

Posted Posted in Affiliates, Collegian, Next Archive, Partnerships

Come Learn What WashU Has to Offer! Tuesday, July 12th at 4 pm CT Boys Hope Girls Hope is excited to welcome Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) as a university partner. A top-15 private research university, WashU comprises seven schools: art and architecture, arts and sciences, business, engineering, law, medicine, social work, and public […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

Boys Hope Girls Hope Steward Scholars Attend Women of Color Digital STEM Conference

Boys Hope Girls Hope Steward Scholars Attend Women of Color Digital STEM Conference

Posted Posted in Collegian, Featured, Partnerships, Steward Scholars

Boys Hope Girls Hope Steward Scholars from the 2019 WOC STEM Conference (in-person). The 2021 conference was virtual. This month, Boys Hope Girls Hope Steward Scholars had the opportunity to attend the annual Women of Color STEM Conference, a multicultural event recognizing the significant contributions of women in STEM. The virtual conference (typically held in […]

WayMaker Journal Spotlights Boys Hope Girls Hope’s Impact as a 'Dream Maker'

WayMaker Journal Spotlights Boys Hope Girls Hope’s Impact as a ‘Dream Maker’

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Boys Hope Girls Hope is very excited and honored to be the subject of an article in the Fall 2021 edition of the nationwide publication, WayMaker Journal. Titled “Dream Makers,” the feature story includes interviews with Boys Hope Girls Hope Network President & CEO Kristin Ostby and two-time Super Bowl Champion alumni Greg Scruggs. This […]

Salesforce and Boys Hope Girls Hope Partner for Mock Interview Day

Salesforce and Boys Hope Girls Hope Partner for Mock Interview Day

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Boys Hope Girls Hope and corporate partner, Salesforce, hosted a virtual Mock Interview Day for collegians on Thursday, May 27th. The purpose of the Mock Interview Day was to help collegians practice their interview skills. This was an opportunity for them to learn how to answer difficult questions, develop interview strategies, improve communication skills, and […]

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 […]

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Boys Hope Girls Hope Steward Scholars Excel in STEM/STEAM Majors

Posted Posted in Collegian, Featured, Partnerships

Since 2017, 51 collegians have been accepted to the Boys Hope Girls Hope Steward Scholars initiative. Boys Hope Girls Hope is in itself a selective program which provides an incredible opportunity for young people in need to reach their potential. Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars work hard with our program teams in residential or academy […]

ASU Partnership!

ASU Partnership!

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Boys Hope Girls Hope is excited to partner with Arizona State University! During a recent Listening Luncheon, our collegians met with ASU’s VP of Enrollment Management and Assistant VP of Financial Aid & Scholarships to share their experiences and discuss ways to better serve current and future scholars enrolling and succeeding at ASU. The discussion […]

Carleton College Partners with Boys Hope Girls Hope!

Carleton College Partners with Boys Hope Girls Hope!

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Boys Hope Girls Hope is excited to partner with Carleton College to develop strategic recruitment and admission plans benefitting our scholars. In addition, together we are exploring ways to connect BHGH scholars with Carleton’s diverse academic pre-college programs offered each summer. Pictured is Brian Swann, Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions & Coordinator of International Recruitment, […]