New Study Shows Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson Makes Major Impact on Children's Educational and Social Success
Results of a major new research study conducted for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson (BGCC) by California Lutheran University (CLU), show that the Club has a major positive impact on Carson’s youth by improving Club members’ grades, health, and social skills; providing a safe environment; and delivering important benefits to local families.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson’s research was part of a larger study, conducted for the Los Angeles Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs by CLU’s Damooei Global Research.
The comprehensive study demonstrated that for every $1 invested by the Clubs, the community receives $16.42 worth of positive economic impact. The study concludes that, “This tremendous rate of return is a testament to the vital role the Clubs play in shaping the lives and futures of Club members and their parents.”
82% of members said that Club staff is able to help them with their homework
96% of members agreed that going to college is very important for their future life and success
90% of parents surveyed agreed that since attending the Club, their child has shown improvement in his/her school performance
96% of parents believe that since attending the Club, their child shows more confidence in themselves Read more