Mary Hewitt is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Alliance for the Boys & Girls Clubs. Tune in to hear about the work the Boys & Girls Clubs are doing to support the youth across the county. Joining Mary is Denzell O. Perry, Denzell knows first hand what it means to be in the Girls and Boys Club, starting at age 6 and the profound impact it had on his life.
The Los Angeles County Alliance for Boys & Girls Clubs is made up of 138 Club Locations serving over 130,000 youth ages 6-18 throughout Los Angeles County. They are a unified and collaborative force representing all Clubs with the purpose of securing resources, marketing, state of the art programs, and financial support to further the efforts of individual Clubs and increase the impact and reach in their communities.
Often overlooked, afternoon out-of-school time can be a critical challenge to children’s safety and future. Those vital hours are when it is easiest for them to get involved in negative or dangerous activities. It’s also when all the Boys and Girls Clubs in Los Angeles County can make an important impact in these children’s lives.