Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Eric Higgs, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, who talks about their history of serving local youth for more than 117 years, and their mission and programs that enable young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Their targeted programs focus on academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. During the interview, Higgs discusses their goal to double the number of youth served by 2026, their Club NEXT and Club Fresh programs, and how to support their efforts.
- #Dub100by2026 – our wildly important goal to double the number of youth served by 2026 and make sure they are 100% ready for their great futures
- Club NEXT – a new digital Club for youth at home to connect with peers, mentors, and programming to fight isolation and learning loss
- Club Fresh – a special food program where our Clubs become distribution hubs for food insecure families.
- AAAAAAND if you have time, Club Blue is the young professional association that grooms the next wave of philanthropic professionals through impact-driven events.