We are Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit helps motivated high school students rise above disadvantaged backgrounds. Our goal is to graduate young people who are physically, emotionally, and academically prepared for post-secondary education and productive life, breaking barriers so they can become community-minded leaders.
Boys Hope Girls Hope firmly believes that young people have the power to overcome adversity, realize their potential, and help transform our world. They create these successes when we remove obstacles, support and believe in them, and provide environments and opportunities that build on their strengths.
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit is a proud member of the Boys Hope Girls Hope Network. Our Network Headquarters, located in St. Louis, Missouri, connects, provides leadership to, and offers signature college-preparatory programming to 16 affiliates. Each affiliate is independently incorporated, governed by its own board of directors, and responsible for its own fundraising. Affiliation and services agreements link the Network to ensure mission and brand fidelity, quality operations, maximum functional capacity, and consistency in training, programmatic standards, and best practices.
OUR MISSION & DNA
To nurture and guide motivated young people in need to become well-educated, career-ready men and women for others.
Boys Hope Girls Hope utilizes the following
approach to achieve our mission.
Long-Term and Comprehensive
Voluntary in Nature
We have great numbers to represent our success and we often hit 100%. But that’s not where the story ends. There isn’t a number that is large enough to represent the character, ambition, courage and integrity of our young men and women.
See how Boys Hope Girls Hope is prioritizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit is founded.
First Residential Scholars graduate high school and go to college.
The first Hope Academy begins at Cristo Rey High School.
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit celebrates its 30th anniversary!
Hope Academy expands to serve young men at Loyola High School.
BHGH of Detroit expands programming to support scholars through college.
The Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit Board of Directors and staff leadership collaborate to ensure mission fidelity, financial stewardship and transparency. This team of professionals is committed to continuous learning, effective programming and improvement through impact evaluation and innovation.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Executive Vice President and CFO
Corporate Recruiter/ Talent Acquisition Specialist
Dante Dixson, PhD
Assistant Professor- Educational Psychology
Wayne State University
Clark Hill PLC
Founder Paul Garwood Consulting Positive Black Network (PBN) Elite Hoops Spotlight
Vice President–Sales and Marketing
President Hughes Interest LLC
Partner, Assurance Services Ernst & Young LLP