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Jasline’s Story

Jasline’s Story

On any given day, Jasline can be found in her Boys & Girls Club’s Learning Center with her head buried in a book. Now a self-proclaimed bookworm, Jasline is a frequent participant in Accelerated Reader, a program that promotes reading comprehension.  It is proven...

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Thankful for the Boys & Girls Club

Thankful for the Boys & Girls Club

“If it wasn’t for the Boys & Girls Club, I wouldn’t be who I am today,” said 16-year-old Courtney. “Throughout my years of coming to the Club, I have realized how much I would love to work with kids in my future,” she said. “Spending my day with them and helping...

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Season of Giving

Season of Giving

Teen specialist Justine Baca helps Club members Arbay, Mia and Layla sort through items gathered for the Owen Boys & Girls Club’s “Our Closet” programWhile the holiday season inspires many kids to focus on the gifts they want to receive, at the Owen Boys &...

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Getting Creative in the Studio

Getting Creative in the Studio

Two months ago, a state-of-the-art recording studio opened within the Cope Boys & Girls Club. The studio was designed and funded by Notes for Notes, a nonprofit organization that builds, equips and staffs after-school recording studios inside Boys & Girls...

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Kids and Character: Why It Matters

Kids and Character: Why It Matters

by Erin Porteous, CEO Character. In recent weeks, character has become the topic of national conversation, and it’s not the fun, “Who’s your favorite character on [whatever show you’re currently bingeing]?” kind. It’s the grittier, more complicated variety, as in “It...

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Different Club, Same Bright Future

Different Club, Same Bright Future

Three years ago, Davonte’s family abruptly moved across town and it forced many changes in his life. He had to start over at a new school and make new friends in a different community. Fortunately, one aspect of his life remains constant – the support of Boys &...

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Focusing on Social and Emotional Learning

Focusing on Social and Emotional Learning

Many kids in our community have experienced trauma at some point in their lives. That trauma can make it difficult to succeed in school and, unfortunately, it can impact them throughout their entire life. Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver has always focused on...

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