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Welcome to our News section. Here you will find summaries of stories about the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor, our members and our events. If you have something to contribute, please contact us.

May 5, 2017

Happy National College Signing Day

Happy National College Signing Day! Today we join the Better Make Room and Reach Higher initiatives by Michelle Obama in celebrating high school seniors across the […]
March 22, 2017

Capturing the Beauty of the Harbor

This semester our Arts Academy is inspired by the “Gifts of the Sea” and our photography students are capturing the beauty of the harbor community. Earlier this […]
March 21, 2017

Girls 4 STEM with Raytheon

As part of their MathMovesU initative, Raytheon celebrated Girls Day of National Engineers Week with our San Pedro Club members on February 23. Female engineers visited to inspire […]
March 21, 2017

Youth of the Year Reaches Top 6 in L.A. County

Our Youth of the Year, Melanie Fontelera, is demonstrating the success of the Los Angeles Harbor. We are proud to announce that she has been selected […]
February 22, 2017

Celebrate

We invite you to save the date to celebrate with us! College Bound Celebration – May 23, 2017 – Free celebration Learn more and register at www.bgclaharbor.org/cbcelebration […]
February 22, 2017

Engineering the Future

  Our STEM program continues to grow with more opportunities for our students to learn outside of their classrooms. In 2016 we opened two new STEM […]
February 22, 2017

Celebrating Heritage

  Our LA Harbor Clubs host a variety of cultural education celebrations to broaden our Club members’ knowledge of the history and diversity of their communities. […]
February 22, 2017

We are Career Bound

The demand for skilled workers continues to grow as the local economy expands and offers more opportunities. We are preparing our high school members for prosperous […]
February 20, 2017

Xena’s Moment

Watch Xena tell her story, CLICK HERE. Xena Ibara joined our Arts Academy not long after a family tragedy that changed her life and made it […]
December 14, 2016

What do the country’s most famous ballerina, a General Counsel, and a retired pro basketball player all have in common?

They all got their start at our club. Now you can help us create the next generation of leaders Thanks to a $500,000 matching grant by an anonymous donor, […]
December 14, 2016

Joe’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 14, 2016

Jose’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 14, 2016

Willie’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 9, 2016

Melanie’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 9, 2016

Misty’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 5, 2016

Announcing our 2017 Youth of the Year, Melanie Fontelera

We are proud to announce Melanie Fontelera of our San Pedro Boys & Girls Club at the 2017 Los Angeles Harbor Youth of the Year! Read Melanie’s […]
November 16, 2016

Boys & Girls Clubs of the L.A. Harbor Celebrates Valero’s ongoing commitment to LA Harbor Youth

Every nonprofit relies on a strong network of supporters and Valero is one of the strongest – giving, since 2004, $725,000 in direct and United Way […]
November 15, 2016

Understanding our Community and how BGCLAH is Making a Difference