Video Case Studies
Million Members, Million Hours of Service: Community Clean-Up Project
In honor of MLK Day of Service, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland hosted a Club & Community Clean-Up project where 25 Keystone Club Teens, along with Club members and volunteers cleaned the Ossian E. Carr Branch and surrounding community areas.
Million Members, Million Hours of Service: Our Lives Matter
The #OurLivesMatter event was organized by teens from the FBR Branch of Boys & Girls Club, who recently completed eight learning modules for the Million Members, Million Hours of Service program. Each learning module provide teens with a specific set of experiences to help them identify social issues they can influence and shape through a service learning project. The focus of this service event is about community building, and creating positive relationships and interactions with the police and other community members.
Supported by Citi Foundation, Million Members, Million Hours of Service will help Boys & Girls Clubs increase the number of youth participating in volunteer and service projects to 1 million members, reaching 1 million hours by having participants donate at least one hour of service in a single year over the next five years.
Million Members, Million Hours of Service Signature Service Event
The Children’s Aid Society Boys & Girls Club East Harlem Center Million Members, Million Hours of Service initiative hosted a ‘Know Your Rights’ event on Saturday, January 31, 2015 in New York City.
This event was part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Million Members, Million Hours of Service (MMMHS) initiative, a national effort to engage one million Boys & Girls Club youth and volunteers in community service over the next five years. Supported by the Citi Foundation, MMMHS will enable Clubs around the nation to involve youth in service learning projects that will help them become successful and productive citizens.
The “Know Your Rights” event was organized by teens from the Boys & Girls Club of East Harlem Center, who recently completed eight learning modules for the MMMHS program. These modules teach youth how to plan and implement service projects and events to benefit their local community.