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2017 Texas Youth of the Year Announced
Melanie Webster of Austin was selected as the Texas Youth of the Year and will represent Texas at the Southwest Regional Youth of the Year Competition in June.  Lorenzo Branch of Fort Hood was selected as the Texas Military Youth of the Year and will also represent Texas at the regional competition. Congratulations to all Youth of the Year participants!

TX Boys & Girls Clubs have a 100% Success Rate

Since the inception of the Texas Statewide Youth Network (TEXSYN) Program at the Department of Family and Protective Services in 2008, ZERO participating youth have had contact with juvenile probation. Over 12,000 youth in Boys & Girls Clubs across the state have benefited from a high quality juvenile delinquency prevention initiative that includes an evidence-based curriculum, SMART Moves , and the Boys & Girls Club Experience - regular attendance and participation at the Club.

TX Clubs partner with the Office of the Governor to expand services in rural areas
In partnership with the Criminal Justice Division, Office of the Governor, Texas Boys & Girls Clubs are expanding juvenile delinquency prevention and intervention services in rural designated counties. Clubs will work in collaboration with local juvenile justice entities at 23 Club sites in 22 rural counties to provide BGCA's Passport to Manhood program for at-risk boys and boys that have committed a single offense. The program began fall 2012. 
Texas Boys & Girls Clubs are located in 91 counties, 44 of which are rural designated, and serve 354,000 youth annually at 361 Club sites. 
Texas Boys & Girls Clubs create a Club at the Capitol
On March 18th, over 100 Boys & Girls Club kids, parents and staff built a Club at the Capitol complete with a Tech Center, physics exhibit, leadership programming, dance, and a big games room. Legislators and staff visited the Club and spent some "fun" time.

Texas AIM gets an A
Texas Academic Innovation and Mentoring Program at TX Boys & Girls Clubs releases FY13 data and 85% of youth passed the STAAR test surpassing the state average by a healthy margin. And 88% of youth served increased an academic level in math or reading.
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