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US News & World Report
US News & World Report: Students Need STEM Education for 21st Century Economy
http://www.usnews.com/news/stem-index/articles/2015/11/20/op-ed-students-need-stem-education-for-21st-century-economy


LA Magazine
LA Magazine: Predictions Based on Last Night’s Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Great Futures Gala
http://www.lamag.com/theseen/predictions-based-on-last-nights-boys-girls-clubs-of-americas-great-futures-gala/


FOX NEWS
FOX NEWS: Beyond the Dream: Boys & Girls Clubs of America
http://video.foxnews.com/v/4548920688001/beyond-the-dream-boys-and-girls-club-of-america-/?playlist_id=932064007001#sp=show-clips


PEOPLE
PEOPLE: Boys & Girls Clubs' National Youth of the Year Winner Honored by Denzel Washington, Sherri Shepherd and More: 'It Saved My Life When I Didn't Think My Life Was Worth Living'
http://www.people.com/article/boys-and-girls-clubs-national-youth-winner-whitney-stewart


ESSENCE
ESSENCE: Teens Beat the Odds to Become ‘Youth of the Year’
http://www.essence.com/2015/09/30/teens-beat-odds-become-youth-year


FORBES
FORBES: Evander Holyfield Still Empowering Youth Through Boys & Girls Clubs Of America
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshkatzowitz/2015/09/28/evander-holyfield-still-empowering-youth-through-boys-girls-clubs-of-america/
Holyfield’s journey, though, basically started on a whim. Holyfield had never heard of Boys & Girls Clubs before a childhood friend began talking to him about it. Holyfield would ask his mom if he could go.


Stanford
Money Matters Featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review
http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/engaging_teens
Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Money Matters financial literacy program was highlighted in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) Spring 2015 issue. Supported by Charles Schwab Foundation, the program has reached half a million teens over the past ten years, helping to expand young people's knowledge of money management and learn the skills that lead to financial independence and well-being.

ac360
Ballerina Misty Copeland makes History
http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/2014/12/18/ballerina-misty-copeland-makes-history/?hpt=ac_mid
BGC Alum and National Youth of the Year Ambassador Misty Copeland was recently featured on Anderson Cooper 360. This year, Misty is playing the role of Clara in the American Ballet Theater’s ‘The Nutcracker’. Misty Copeland is a trailblazer and speaks to Randi Kaye about her struggles to find acceptance in the ballet world.



Uplifting Story About BGC Alum Manny Villafana
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80QI4D6Y_Eo
The Claretian Initiative recently highlighted BGC Alumni Hall of Fame member Manny Villafana. He started as a Club kid at Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Now, he's the CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director of Kips Bay Medical, Inc. Watch Manny's story and see how the Club helped create his Great Future!



American Graduate Day: The Importance of Summer Learning
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hthylqsBPa8&list=UUzJQn_5Yb7Zt9I3Ix34_x6A
PBS invited Kimberly Boyd of BGCA and Elijah M., a 15-year-old member from Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus, as guests on American Graduate Day to discuss the importance of summer learning. On public media stations from coast-to-coast, American Graduate Day addressed the nation’s high school dropout crisis with the goal of amplifying the conversation on education and motivating volunteers to help prepare students for great futures.


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Beyond The Dream: Boys & Girls Clubs of America
http://video.foxnews.com/v/3809570013001/beyond-the-dream-boys-amp-girls-clubs-of-america/#sp=show-clips
Fox News highlights the 2014-2015 National Youth of the Year, Maryah Sullivan, and the regional Youth of the Year finalists. After reviewing the events that occurred in Washington, D.C, the video features Misty Copeland and former National Youth of the Year, Kiana Knowland.


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Denzel Washington Promoted Movie Along with Club Kids from Boys & Girls Clubs of Burbank and Greater East Valley
http://www.extratv.com/2014/09/26/denzel-washington-sets-the-record-straight-on-james-bond-rumors/
Denzel Washington and Mario Lopez are both national spokespeople for the Boys and Girls Club of America, so “Extra” surprised Washington by bringing some members of the Burbank and the Greater East Valley to the set for his interview. Denzel reflected on his relationship with the group, saying, “I started when I was five in the Boys Club, then it was called the Boys Club, we didn’t get to do anything like this, get on TV, but great experiences and making good friends and experiences that you take through life.”

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