National Outcomes Report Highlights the Importance of Investing in Youth Out-of-School-Time Programs

The 2022 National Youth Outcomes Initiative Report from Boys & Girls Clubs of America shows the positive impact of out-of-school-time programs on youth development.

Published May 9, 2023 | 1 min read

Key Points

  • Youth that attend Boys & Girls Clubs are 77% more likely to stand up for what they think is right, even if their friends disagree
  • 94% of Club members reported feeling safe from harm
  • 76% of Club members are on track to graduate from high school on time

The 2022 National Outcomes Report: Measuring the Impact of Boys & Girls Clubs of America provides multiple insights into the impact of out-of-school-time programs on the development of young people in the United States.

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The report highlights the positive outcomes associated with participation in out-of-school-time programs, including improved academic performance, increased physical activity, and the development of social-emotional skills. It also identifies areas where further progress is needed, such as addressing disparities in outcomes for different demographic groups.

Overall, the report provides evidence for the importance of out-of-school-time programs in supporting the healthy development of young people and calls for continued investment in these programs to ensure that all young people have the opportunity to thrive.

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