Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Contact Information

1275 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309 - 3580
(404) 875-5720
School Turnaround AmeriCorps National Direct FY 2013

Executive Summary

Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and The Great Futures AmeriCorps program requests 45 full-time AmeriCorps members who will provide two evidence-based interventions, BE GREAT: Graduate and Year of Service, to 15 middle and high schools within 8 Local Education Agencies (LEAs) within 6 states in an overall effort to support the CNCS focus area of Education: School Turnaround. At each school, we will place 3 members that will each serve 16-17 of the most at-risk students. At the end of the year, 80% of the youth who complete the BE GREAT: Graduate program (480) will demonstrate improved academic engagement. The CNCS investment of $$598,200 will be matched with $443,724.

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