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Allies in education

Original post made on Mar 31, 2011

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula has expanded its reach to improve opportunities for young people in stressed communities. Based at clubhouses in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Redwood City, the club is now deploying more staff and volunteers directly onto school campuses. With as many staff members on campuses as at clubhouses, the club aims to reach a broader population of kids who need help building skills needed to graduate from high school and have a plan for the future.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Michael Rattray, a resident of another community
on Mar 31, 2011 at 5:02 pm

We in the movement continue to marvel at the best practices deployed by the BGC of the Peninsula in finding great partnerships with all stakeholders for the highest ROI possible...thank you for the story.

Michael W. Rattray
CEO United BGC of Santa Barbara County


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