Our Mission

Rally and guide the resources of the Boys & Girls Club Movement in Illinois to support the work of Illinois Boys & Girls Clubs through the acquisition, pursuit and stewardship of youth development funds from governmental sources.


The Illinois Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs represents 24 Boys & Girls Clubs–affiliated organizations in Illinois and works to:

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Advocate for the interests of Illinois Boys & Girls Clubs organizations and the youth they serve

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Develop and administer statewide programs, initiatives and partnerships that bring resources to Clubs to improve the lives of youth in Illinois

Asset 2


Support the development and expansion of quality youth development programs through Boys & Girls Clubs in Illinois

Asset 3


Promote awareness of the impact the programs of the Boys & Girls Clubs in Illinois have on youth, families and communities, and the challenges our youth members face

Youth of the Year is our signature effort to foster a new generation of leaders, fully prepared to live and lead in a diverse, global and integrated world economy.

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2022 Jeremeh Dagdayan

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MILITARY 2021 youth of the year

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